12 May 2009
THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE MOUNTAIN
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
Finely carved through the russet skin to one side with two scholars dressed in long flowing robes standing beneath a pine tree and by a fast-flowing river, the stone of a rich yellow tone
8 in. (20 cm.) wide
J. W. Walden, Esq.; Sotheby's London, 11 May 1954, lot 123.
With Louis Joseph, London from whom purchased October 1954.
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