1996
1996
A WHITE JADE MANDARIN-DUCK FINIAL
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 300,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1996
A WHITE JADE MANDARIN-DUCK FINIAL
YUAN DYNASTY
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 300,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A WHITE JADE MANDARIN-DUCK FINIAL
YUAN DYNASTY
the translucent even white stone carved with a mandarin-duck standing on an upturned lotus pad, grasping a sprig of lotus in its beak with further openwork sprigs encircling its body, the concave base pierced with two pairs of holes
5 cm., 2 in.
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Literature

Hei-Chi, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 167.

Catalogue Note

A related carving depicting a mandarin duck, in the Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, was included in the exhibition Jades from China, Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, 1994, cat. no. 305; and another, from the McElney collection, was included in the exhibition Chinese Jade. Stone for the Emperors, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, 1986, cat. no. 73, where it is written a very similar piece was found in the Wanli emperor's tomb (p. 140).

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