Lot 1053
  • 1053

A PAIR OF SPINACH-GREEN JADE TABLE SCREENS 20TH CENTURY

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

each of circular form, relief-carved to both faces, one with a pair of magpies perched facing each other in the crook of a knotted, curving prunus branch in bloom, the other with one magpie gazing up at the other on a trunk issuing branches laden with peony buds, the other magpie focusing on a large blossom at the end of a leafy, angled branch, the reverse of each with further blossoms and foliage, with an apocryphal two-character Qianlong seal mark carved to the side, the stone of a translucent spinach green with scattered black fleck inclusions, raised on a fitted wood stand carved with lingzhi and ruyi to the openwork standard, further raised on a scrolled bracket base (4)
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