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    Sale 11928

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art part II

    17 - 18 March 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1713

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADEITE FIGURE OF SHOULAO

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADEITE FIGURE OF SHOULAO
    The Immortal is shown seated on a recumbent deer, his right hand resting on its head and his left holding a ruyi scepter, with a crane at his left knee. He is dressed in heavy robes, and he sports a long beard and moustache. The stone is a translucent pale greenish-white color.
    6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.) high


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Wu Maoding (b. 1850) Collection, and thence by descent within the family.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE WU MAODING FAMILY COLLECTION