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    Sale 2238

    Masterworks of Ancient and Imperial China

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 567

    A WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR TABLE SCREEN

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE RECTANGULAR TABLE SCREEN
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Deeply carved with a scene of two elderly sages having descended from their open pavilion set in high mountains amidst the clouds, standing beneath two large pine trees on the rocky banks of a shallow stream growing profusely with maple trees, their young attendant wading by a waterfall after returning from the far side with a bunch of freshly-picked lingzhi for his masters, the finely polished stone of pale greenish-white tone
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 24 June 1982, lot 156.