• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1079

    TWO JADE ARCHAISTIC CARVINGS

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    TWO JADE ARCHAISTIC CARVINGS
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    One a bi carved in high relief on top with a chilong grasping a lingzhi sprig in its jaws, and on the underside with a field of bosses, of white and russet brown color; the other a belt slide, carved in relief with a chilong with slender trailing tail, the opaque stone of buff and dark brown color
    2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm.) diam. and 4 in. (10.2 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Both: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.