17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 47,500
Estimate USD 30,000 - USD 50,000
A PAIR OF RECTANGULAR SPINACH-GREEN TABLE SCREENS
Each deeply carved in mirror form and joining together as a sweeping panoramic landscape with pavilions set in tall mountains under pine trees by the banks of a swiftly running river, encircling a small island with further pavilions and tall mountains in the distance, with a scholar standing by a small bridge and awaiting his attendant, who holds a stack of books and approaches from the other side, the reverse of each carved with two mandarin ducks swimming amidst grasses and beneath a large fruiting and flowering branch
10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) high, wood stands (2)
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A similar pair of spinach-green jade table screens was sold in these rooms, 30 March 2005, lot 141.
Sotheby's, New York, 24 June 1982, lot 178.
Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim
Three Dynasties of Jade, Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1971, p. 39, no. 66.