Exquisite Jade Carving, The University Museum and Art Gallery, Hong Kong, 1996, cat. no. 42.
The subject of this carving is in the tradition of jugglers and conjurors that performed with puppets on their backs to simulate two people. A similar figure, in the McElney collection and now in the Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, was included in the exhibitions Chinese Jade: Stone for the Emperors, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Greater Columbia, 1986, cat. no. 79, and Jades from China, Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, 1994, cat. no. 353.
Please call 1-800-555-5555 to order a print catalog for this sale.
Online Registration to Bid is Closed for this Sale. Would you like to watch the live sale?Watch Live Sale