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A GRAYISH CELADON JADE 'MYTHICAL BIRD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH - 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
204
A GRAYISH CELADON JADE 'MYTHICAL BIRD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH - 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 18,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade

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A GRAYISH CELADON JADE 'MYTHICAL BIRD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH - 18TH CENTURY
finely carved, the bird recumbent with a short curved beak, a curved horn, and small pointed ears, the wings and fan-shaped tail delineated by stylized archaistic scrolls, the underside incised to reveal symmetrically folded legs, with nine small chicks nestled near or peering out from the plumage, the stone with an attractive bluish-silvery hue and russet patches 
Length 3 in., 7.6 cm
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Provenance

J. J. Lally & Co., New York, 7th November 2001.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 89.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade

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New York