London, South Kensington
14 May 2014
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE MODEL OF LIU HAI
The figure is modelled seated with his three-legged toad. His robe opens at the chest and he carries a string of coins over his shoulders. The base is carved with stylised clouds. The stone is of a celadon tone with russet and creamy-white inclusions.
2.3/4 in. (7 cm.) long
The Property of a Gentleman.
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