14 September 2009
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE AND PALE BROWN JADE MOUNTAIN
Finely carved as a mountain of irregular form, the front depicting a bearded immortal holding a gnarled staff accompanied by an attendant approaching a bridge that spans a waterfall and leads to steep stairs that rise to pavilions nestled under pine trees, the reverse with a continuation of layered rock faces and lingzhi fungus near the base, finely polished
8 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) high, two stands
Desmond Gure Collection, 1968.
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J.R. Riviere, Summa Artis: Historie General del Art, vol. XX, Madrid, 1966, pp. 464-5, figs. 363 and 364.
The Arts of the Ming Dynasty, Oriental Ceramic Society, London, 15 November - 14 December 1957, no. 355.
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