London, South Kensington
11 November 2016
A PALE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'BAT AND PEACHES' GROUP
The group is carved in the form of three peaches growing from a leafy stem, with a bat resting on one fruit, highlighted in the russet area of the stone.
2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) wide, wood stand
Property from a private European collection, acquired prior to 1960.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Specialist Marco Almeida examines this large Chinese moonflask and explains why it might have belonged to an Emperor
As this 1,000-year-old Ru tea bowl comes to auction in Hong Kong, we look at the evolution of the grey-green ware from Yue to Yaozhou to Ru
As Chinese Ceramics specialist Joan Ho explains, when it comes to porcelain, not all blues are the same
Chinese ceramics and works of art specialist Vicki Paloympis offers tips on how to start a collection
Offered to benefit a new scholarship initiative from Bennington College, this work distils the unique form of abstraction for which the artist would become famous
Ahead of the sale of portraits of four different muses, we focus on the women the artist came to depend on so passionately