380
380

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHAO SZE KWONG GEORGE

A LARGE AND RARE PALE CELADON JADE 'FOREIGNER' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
380

PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF CHAO SZE KWONG GEORGE

A LARGE AND RARE PALE CELADON JADE 'FOREIGNER' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 2,250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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Hong Kong

A LARGE AND RARE PALE CELADON JADE 'FOREIGNER' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the Bactrian figure seated on a recumbent lion, skilfully depicted with rounded eyes beneath curly eyebrows above an exaggerated nose, the lips with a gentle smile framed by a bushy beard, wearing a pointed cab and clad in long robes billowing in the wind, his arms raised holding the reins tied to the snout of the lion, the ferocious animal with furrowed eyebrows above bulging eyes and flaring nostrils, further detailed with a long flowing mane, the stone of an even pale celadon tone
15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Collection of T.Y. Chao (1912-1999), and thence by descent in the family.

Chinese ‎Art including Selected Works of Art from the T.Y. Chao Family Collection

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Hong Kong