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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 517

    A PALE CELADON JADE 'HORSE AND MONKEY' GROUP

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A PALE CELADON JADE 'HORSE AND MONKEY' GROUP
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The group is carved and pierced as a recumbent horse with its head turned towards a monkey clambering on its back, its tail tucked under its body. The mane, tail and monkey's backbone are finely detailed. The stone is of an even pale celadon tone with areas of russet skin skillfully worked into the design.
    4 ½ in. (11 cm.) long, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.