Lot 40
  • 40

A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'SQUIRREL AND MELON' GROUP QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 USD
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Description

  • Jade and wood stand
carved in the round using the mutton-fat white section of the stone for the oblong lobed melon and the honey and amber-toned outer layers to render the animal clambering amidst the leafing vines, 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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