2057
2057
A WHITE JADE 'TOAD AND POMEGRANATE' CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
2057
A WHITE JADE 'TOAD AND POMEGRANATE' CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A WHITE JADE 'TOAD AND POMEGRANATE' CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

finely carved in the form of two pomegranates growing from an entwined leafy branch, an alert toad naturalistically carved standing on the larger pomegranate with one foot balanced on the other fruit, fine incised markings accentuating the details, the polished white stone with russet and white mottling, fitted stand 


8 cm., 3 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

The present jade group is notable for its elegant proportions and refined carving. The representation of pomegranate (shiliu) and toad (chan) expresses the blessing of ding cai liang wang (may you have an abundance of sons and wealth).

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