2007
2007
A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
180,000220,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2007
A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
180,000220,000
LOT SOLD. 400,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A BOY
MING DYNASTY

well carved with a boy standing in three-quarters view, holding a tall leafy sprig, his rounded face framed by a 'scholar's cap', the stone of evenly white tone save for the russet patch along one side of the boy's body


6.2 cm., 2 1/2 in.
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Literature

Hei-Chi, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 173.

Catalogue Note

A related figure of a boy, holding a lantern and ear of rice, in the Zhirouzhai collection, was included in the exhibition Chinese Jades from Han to Ch'ing, Asia House Gallery, New York, 1980, cat. no. 97; and a slightly later figure, but holding a ruyi sceptre and coin and his hair tied in topknots, was sold in our New York rooms, 28-29th September 1989, lot 508.

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