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PROPERTY FROM A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'SQUIRREL AND MELON' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
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PROPERTY FROM A NORTH CAROLINA PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'SQUIRREL AND MELON' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
3,0005,000
LOT SOLD. 30,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'SQUIRREL AND MELON' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
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)
Length 2 3/8  in., 6 cm
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Provenance

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

Important Chinese Art

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