20 September 2002
PROPERTY FROM A CALIFORNIA ESTATE
A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE BOULDER
Qianlong period (1736-1795)
Of thick irregular form, deeply carved on one side with two scholars and an attendant carrying books approaching a pavilion containing a kang set with books, all within a setting of trees and rocky outcroppings, the reverse with two further attendants on a path within a similar setting, the stone of deep, rich green color with fine black speckling
8 3/8in. (21.3cm.) high, stand
Miss H. E. Ionides, London.
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