Lot 38
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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'QUAIL' QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

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6,000 - 8,000 USD
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Description

  • Jade, hongmu wood stand
naturalistically carved, the plump recumbent bird with its feet neatly tucked under its body, the plumage finely detailed and incised, the stone with reddish-brown inclusions, wood stand (2)

Provenance

Collection of Scott Emerson (c. 1905-?), Winea Plantation, Georgetown, South Carolina.
Acquired from the above in 1981, and thence by descent.
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