15 May 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
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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