A JADEITE 'MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE' BOULDER
A JADEITE 'MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE' BOULDER
A JADEITE 'MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE' BOULDER
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A JADEITE 'MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE' BOULDER

QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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A JADEITE 'MOUNTAIN LANDSCAPE' BOULDER
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The boulder is carved with figures sitting in a canopied boat on a river below overhanging rocks in a mountainous landscape. The reverse is carved in relief with two pine trees. There is an incised imperial poem eulogising the Red Cliff, describing how the beautiful scenery shifts while the author travels through the landscape by boat. The stone is of a greyish-white colour with areas of russet apple-green inclusions.
6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.) wide.
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These lots have been imported from outside the EU for sale using a Temporary Import regime. Import VAT is payable (at 5%) on the Hammer price. VAT is also payable (at 20%) on the buyer’s Premium on a VAT inclusive basis. When a buyer of such a lot has registered an EU address but wishes to export the lot or complete the import into another EU country, he must advise Christie's immediately after the auction.

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Gemological certificate no. 17781 from The Gem & Pearl Laboratory London confirms the present lot is natural green jadeite.

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