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PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A JADEITE 'BOY AND MELON' BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
1523

PROPERTY FROM A SOUTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A JADEITE 'BOY AND MELON' BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A JADEITE 'BOY AND MELON' BOX AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of compressed ovoid form, the melon-form box borne on a leafy vine; issuing further leafing, fruiting tendrils, the interior carved in relief with a small boy, the conforming cover attached by a pair of open work chains, the stone transmuting from lavender to celadon and white tones with russet inclusions
Length (closed) 5 1/8  in., 13 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Edward D. King (1884-1968), and thence by descent.

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