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    Sale 2389

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1847

    A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A SCHOLAR

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A SCHOLAR
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The scholar carved standing atop a rocky platform holding a handscroll incised with a yin yang symbol, with a pierced rockwork mountain behind him and a plantain tree to his side, the material of even white tone
    4 1/2 in. (11.5 cm.) high


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    Compare with a very similar carving of a lady Immortal standing before rockwork and a plantain from the Qing court collection illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Jadeware (III), Commercial Press, Hong Kong, 1995, no. 102.

    Provenance

    A private French collection


    Pre-Lot Text

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