• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1094

    A WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO PHOENIXES

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE CARVING OF TWO PHOENIXES
    18TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Christie's, New York, 22 March 1999, lot 8.
    David Newton Collection.


    Pre-Lot Text

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