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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 294

    SIX JADE CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    SIX JADE CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY
    comprising a white jade model of a cicada, with its leg tucked underneath its body -- 2in. (4.9cm.) long; a small cylindrical jade seal surmounted by a recumbent mythical beast -- 1 3/8in. (3.5cm.) high; a pale celadon jade group of two cats playing with a dragon fly -- 2in. (4.9cm.) long; a group modelled as two ducks holding a spray of lotus in their mouths -- 1¾in. (4.4cm.) high; a carving modelled as a lady reclining on a leaf -- 3in. (7.6cm.) long; and a lotus form brushwasher, carved in openwork with trailing branches -- 3½in. (8.9cm.) wide, associated pieced and carved wood stand. (6)


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