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A WHITE JADE 'GEESE' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 HKD
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A WHITE JADE 'GEESE' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 375,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee

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Hong Kong

A WHITE JADE 'GEESE' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
finely carved with two geese standing on a rocky promontory above churning waves, the two enamoured birds biting on a spray of millet, the stone of an even white colour, wood stand
15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in.
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Exhibited

Hong Kong Museum of Art (label).

Catalogue Note

A related jade carving of a single goose grasping in its beak a sprig of millet, from the Qing court collection and is now in the National Palace Museum, Taipei (inventory no. guyu 003809). See also a celadon jade carving of a single duck standing on a boulder, sold three times at auction, first in these rooms, 17th November 1975, lot 289, then at Christie's Hong Kong, 29th September 1992, lot 738, and again in these rooms, 8th April 2012, lot 1871.

Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee

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Hong Kong