3 November 2009
A FINE CELADON JADE CARVING OF A PEACH AND BATS GROUP
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
Well carved as two peaches issuing from a high-relief openwork leafy branch and with two bats perching on the edge, the gnarled branch naturalistically carved with knots and leaves, the softly polished stone of even pale celadon tone and with fine milky-white striations
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide
Purchased from Messrs. Bluett & Sons in July 1980.
The Plesch Collections (Hs14).
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