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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 633

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE WRISTREST

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE WRISTREST
    18TH CENTURY
    Carved in relief in the form of a bamboo node with trailing leafy branches to one side, the reverse with four incised characters reading junzi zhifeng, 'of a gentleman's style,' the stone of a pale celadon tone with some russet inclusions
    6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm.) long


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    Compare the jade wristrest of similar shape in the Alan and Simone Hartman Collection, illustrated by Robert Kleiner in Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, 1996, p. 117, no. 97. Compare, also, a Ming example with the signature of Lu Zigang in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in Great National Treasures of China, National Palace Museum, Taipei, 1994, no. 84.

    Provenance

    Phillips, London, 7th June 1995, lot 190.


    Pre-Lot Text

    ANOTHER PROPERTY