London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A grey-white jade HeHe Erxian group
the twins carved with a laughing expression below their tonsured hair, wearing long flowing robes, the first standing and holding a lotus spray over his shoulders with the russet area cleverly utilised to denote the large leaf, the second seated and holding a circular box, the stone of grey-white tone with an area of russet inclusion -- 1 7/8in. (4.7cm.) high, wood stand.
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