21 - 22 March 2013,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 40,000
Estimate USD 40,000 - USD 60,000
A LARGE MOTTLED GREEN JADE MOUNTAIN
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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