1871
1871
A FINELY CARVED CELADON JADE DUCK
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
900,0001,200,000
LOT SOLD. 1,820,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1871
A FINELY CARVED CELADON JADE DUCK
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
900,0001,200,000
LOT SOLD. 1,820,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A FINELY CARVED CELADON JADE DUCK
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
standing on an angular boulder with its head turning back towards its left wing, the duck's feathery wings resting at its sides and intricately detailed with fine incised lines picking out each plume, its head slightly cocked to the side and flanked by a pair of small rounded eyes high up on its forehead, its beak slightly open to reveal a long curved tongue, the stone of even celadon-white colour with light greyish-white speckling, stand
Quantity: 2
23.5 cm., 9 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 17th November 1975, lot 289.

Catalogue Note

For a closely related duck see one in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware (III), Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 83.

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