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A LARGE AND VERY RARE GREEN HARDSTONE 'DUCK AND LOTUS POD' CARVING
A LARGE AND VERY RARE GREEN HARDSTONE 'DUCK AND LOTUS POD' CARVING

QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

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A LARGE AND VERY RARE GREEN HARDSTONE 'DUCK AND LOTUS POD' CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
The group is carved in the form of a recumbent duck and its young, clasping a millet and lotus sprig in its beak. The crest and wings are embellished with archaistic motifs. The stone is of a mottled apple-green, pale grey and black tone. The associated cover is carved in the form of a duck and lotus pod.
9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
Collection S. Bulgari, Rome (according to label)
Acquired in London in the 1960s & 70s

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Marco Almeida (安偉達)
Marco Almeida (安偉達) SVP, Senior International Specialist, Head of Department

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