26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 80,500
Estimate USD 25,000 - USD 35,000
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO PHOENIXES
The larger standing with head raised looking forward and tail tucked underneath, the smaller at its side with head turned back in similar fashion, the details of their formalized wings, feathers and eyes well carved, the stone of even pale greenish-white tone with some whitish inclusions and russet skin
4 5/16 in. (11 cm.) long, box
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Christie's, New York, 22 March 1999, lot 8.
David Newton Collection.
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