748
748

PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE CARVING OF BITTER MELONS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
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748

PROPERTY FROM A MIDWEST PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE CARVING OF BITTER MELONS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A WHITE JADE CARVING OF BITTER MELONS
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
carved in the round, the gnarled leafy stem in openwork and extending the length of the melon in three branches issuing a curled baby melon, the knobby melon skin, veins of the leaves, and knots in the branches all in relief, wood stand (2)
Length 3 1/2  in., 8.9 cm
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Provenance

Gump's, San Francisco, 1979.

Important Chinese Art

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