2035
2035
A WHITE JADE 'NARCISSUS AND ROCK' BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2035
A WHITE JADE 'NARCISSUS AND ROCK' BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A WHITE JADE 'NARCISSUS AND ROCK' BRUSHREST
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the slightly greenish hued white jade carved in the form of a horizontal rockwork landscape with reticulated holes and peaks, one side with narcissus blooming from the base, the reverse with lingzhi and bamboo
8.4 cm., 3 3/8 in.
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Literature

Hei-Chi, Jades from the Hei-Chi Collection, Beijing, 2006, p. 199.

Catalogue Note

Impressive for the smooth rounded forms of the narcissus and rockwork, the present piece reflects the great admiration for rock forms among scholars of the period. Compare two closely related examples, in the Tingsong Shuwu collection, included in the exhibition Chinese Jade Carving, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1983, cat. no. 266; and the other exhibited in Chinese Jades from Han to Ch'ing, Asia House Gallery, New York, 1980, cat. no. 113, along with a brushrest depicting a phoenix amongst rockwork, from the Guanfu collection, cat. no. 112.

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