London, South Kensington
19 July 2007
A Chinese white jade boy and goose group, 19th century
carved as a boy sitting on a goose, holding a long leafy fruiting stem in his right hand and a stick, possibly a rattle, in his left, the goose with its head turned towards the boy's waist, with its webbed feet tucked underneath, the stone of a semi-opaque white tone -- 2¼in. (5.6cm.) high.
Purchased from Robert D. Thompson, Hong Kong, on 3 January 1977.
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