15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,375
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A pale celadon and russet jade group, early 19th Century
carved and pierced with a clambering monkey atop a tied sack, the monkey holding a lotus spray, hanging down one side, a butterfly carved to the lower section -- 2½in. (6.3cm.) long, wood stand; two white jade models of boy attendants, both holding a ruyi-spray across the shoulders -- 3¼in. (8.3cm.) and 3in. (7.6cm.) high, wood stands; a white and black jade carving of a crawling child -- 2½in. (5.8cm.) long; and a mottled celadon and russet jade carving of a toad, with pomegranate stopper -- 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) long, wood stand, all 19th Century. (5)
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