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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 796

    A PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A LUOHAN
    18TH CENTURY
    The figure is carved standing, dressed in long flowing robes, holding an alms bowl in his right hand. The stone is of a an even pale tone, with some minor white mottled inclusions to the base.
    3 ¾ in. (9.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Christie's South Kensington, 30 May 1996, lot 89.