• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2689

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    21 - 22 March 2013, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1395

    A LARGE MOTTLED GREEN JADE MOUNTAIN

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE MOTTLED GREEN JADE MOUNTAIN
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Carved in high relief on one side with a procession of boys accompanied by a lion approaching a gateway that leads to a path that rises up the face of the mountain towards Shoulao and a boy holding a peach who stand in an opening below two pavilions and a tree. On the reverse are two figures in one of two boats laden with cargo sailing amidst the cresting waves of a river surrounded by rocks and trees.
    12 in. (30.5 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Gurie Gallery, Montreal, Canada, 1966.