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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 455

    AN UNUSUAL MOTTLED BROWN JADE CARVING OF A DRAGON AMIDST CLOUDS

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL MOTTLED BROWN JADE CARVING OF A DRAGON AMIDST CLOUDS
    The thick, flattened carving of irregular outline, well carved incorporating the russet and grey-brown markings to depict a dragon writhing amidst swirling, vaporous clouds in pursuit of a flaming pearl picked out from a small opaque buff inclusion, an isolated green marking to one side cleverly utilized to depict the moon
    7 3/8 in. (18.7 cm.) across, wood stand


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