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A CELADON-WHITE AND BROWN JADE ‘PEACH AND BAT’ CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
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45
A CELADON-WHITE AND BROWN JADE ‘PEACH AND BAT’ CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Qing dynasty jades from a Hong Kong Collection

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Hong Kong

A CELADON-WHITE AND BROWN JADE ‘PEACH AND BAT’ CARVING
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
carved in the form of two large ripening fruits attached to a leafy gnarled stalk, the stem and leaves naturalistically worked from a russet-brown section of the stone, the stone of even celadon-white color with further russet highlights
12.7 cm, 5 in.
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Catalogue Note

Similar carvings of this auspicious motif include one illustrated in Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 205; another included in the exhibition The Woolf Collection of Chinese Jade, Sotheby’s, London, 2013, cat. no. 81; and a third included in the Min Chiu Society exhibition Chinese Jade Carving, Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong, 1983, cat. no. 195. See also a double-peach carving sold in these rooms, 12th May 1983, lot 284; another sold in our New York rooms, 19th March 1997, lot 90; and a further example from the Plesh collection, sold at Christie’s London, 3rd November 2009, lot 168.

Qing dynasty jades from a Hong Kong Collection

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Hong Kong