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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1528

    A RARE AND FINELY CARVED YELLOW JADE LIBATION CUP

    Price Realised  

    A RARE AND FINELY CARVED YELLOW JADE LIBATION CUP
    QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Of irregular section, the cup is well carved in the form of a prunus tree trunk, surround on the exterior by high-relief detailing gnarled branches bearing prunus blossoms and lingzhi carved from the russet 'skin' of the jade, the stone of greenish-yellow tone
    2 in. (5.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's New York, 24 October 1980, lot 85


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.68


    Exhibited

    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004
    Christie's New York, March 13-26, 2001