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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 1

    A VERY FINE WHITE JADE CARVING OF A QUAIL GROUP

    QIANLONG (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    A VERY FINE WHITE JADE CARVING OF A QUAIL GROUP
    QIANLONG (1736-95)
    Carved in the form of a quail with its young perched on a leaf, holding millet sprays in their mouths trailing along their backs, the stone of an even white tone with small areas of russet inclusion
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) wide, wood stand


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    Provenance

    John Sparks Ltd., London, purchased on 8 March 1968