London, South Kensington
8 November 2013
FIVE JADE CARVINGS
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644) AND LATER
The first is pierced and carved with the Hehe Erxian, the stone is of a white tone. The second is a child holding a drum on a lotus leaf, the stone is of a mottled grey and celadon tone. The third is a seated child playing a drum, the stone is of a celadon tone with mottled inclusions. The fourth is a rabbit and the fifth a carving of a chicken.
The largest 2.1/8 in. (5.2 cm.) wide
From a Private East Asian Collector (d. 1994).
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