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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 86

    A YELLOW JADE CARVING OF A FINGER CITRON

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A YELLOW JADE CARVING OF A FINGER CITRON
    19TH CENTURY
    Naturalistically carved to imitate a fruit with curled finger-like tendrils and supported on a pierced gnarled stalk, issuing another smaller finger citron and clusters of leaves, a small cicada resting on one leaf, the opaque stone of an even yellowish tone with some darker brown inclusions
    4 7/8 in. (12.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 19th century, and hence by descent


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A EUROPEAN COLLECTION