15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 50,450
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE FIGURAL GROUP PENDANT, 19TH CENTURY
carved to one side with a scholar and a boy beneath pine and rockwork, the reverse with a scholar and a boy pointing at a flying bird in a rocky landscape -- 2½in. (6.4cm.) high, gilt clasp.
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From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.