10 December 2014
RINCE-PINCEAU ET GROUPE EN JADE CELADON PALE SCULPTE
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, XIXEME SIELCE
The brush washer is finely carved with leafy branches bearing lotus leaves and buds. The stone is of a pale celadon tone with few creamy and russet inclusions. The jade crane is delicately carved with its head turned over its back and holding a branch of peaches in its beak. The stone is of an even pale tone.
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) et 3 in. (7.5 cm.) long (2)
Property from a French Private Collection.
Acquired by the present family prior to the 1970s.
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A PALE CELADON JADE 'LOTUS' BRUSH WASHER, AND A 'CRANE' CARVING
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
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