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A CELADON AND GREY JADE 'ROCKWORK' PAPERWEIGHT
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
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A CELADON AND GREY JADE 'ROCKWORK' PAPERWEIGHT
MING DYNASTY
Estimate
30,00050,000
LOT SOLD. 37,500 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

An Asian Collection of Jade Carvings

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A CELADON AND GREY JADE 'ROCKWORK' PAPERWEIGHT
MING DYNASTY
the horizontally orientated stone of irregular form, modelled with a central peak and craggy sides resembling a scholar's rock, the pale greyish celadon stone extensively marked with black striations
12.2 cm, 4 3/4  in.
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Catalogue Note

Small jade brush rests worked in the form of naturally occuring, evocatively shaped limestone rocks, were popular scholars' objects. See a similar but pierced Ming dynasty example sold in these rooms, 7th April 2014, lot 3688. For a Qianlong reign-marked pale green jade brush rest preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Chuimei Ho and Bennet Bronson, Splendors of China's Forbidden City. The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong, London and New York, 2004, p. 90, pl. 98.

An Asian Collection of Jade Carvings

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Hong Kong