London, South Kensington
11 November 2015
A PALE CELADON JADE FIGURE OF LIUHAI
The robed figure is carved with a joyful expression and stands on a tumultuous wave base holding a double-gourd, a three-legged toad at his feet. The stone is of a pale tone with a few creamy and brown inclusions.
4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.) high
Private European Collection, acquired prior to 1990.
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