11 November 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 25,000
Estimate GBP 8,000 - GBP 10,000
A WHITE JADE CIRCULAR INK PALETTE
The palette is carved to one side in low relief with Liuhai on a raft holding a string of cash over his shoulder and a toad emerging from waves below. The stone is of an even pale tone.
3 1/8 in. (7.8 cm.) diam.
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The Collection of Sidney Lines of Wiggins Teape, Hong Kong, acquired in the late 1940s-50s.
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