Lot 480
  • 480

A CELADON JADE FIGURE OF A TOAD QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

Estimate
3,000 - 5,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

  • JADE
  • 6 cm, 2 3/8  in.
the pebble carved in the round as a crouching toad looking to its left, the stone of an even pale yellowish-green tone reserved with some dark brown skin

Condition

The carving is in good condition, with minute nicks to the extremities, and some inclusions in the stone. Slightly more yellowish-celadon in colour than illustrated in the catalogue.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
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