19 September 2013,
Price realised USD 13,750
USD 8,000 - USD 12,000
A RARE JADE CARVING OF A SHELL WITH A THREE-LEGGED TOAD
The solid shell is realistically carved retaining the opaque, mottled buff skin of the stone to imitate the exterior of the shell from which emerges a lotus sprig supporting a three-legged toad, the two carved from the white interior of the stone.
2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) high, wood stand
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Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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