• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 316

    A PALE CELADON JADE BEAR AND EAGLE GROUP

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE BEAR AND EAGLE GROUP
    the recumbent bear with its head supported by its front paws, an eagle struggling between its hind legs and its back -- 2 5/8in. (6.8cm.) long.


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    Provenance

    Private Collection.


    Literature

    Angus Forsyth and Brian McElney, Jades from China, The Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, 1994, p. 322, no. 239.