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A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'DRAGON' BOULDER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
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101
A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'DRAGON' BOULDER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'DRAGON' BOULDER
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
of oblong form, carved in high relief with a sinuous three-clawed dragon emerging from a billowing cloud, the face boldly rendered with a pronounced snout, protruding eyes, thick horns, and elongated whiskers, all surrounded by a vigorously swirling cloud enveloping most of the creature's body aside from a few areas where the scaly skin or a clawed foot push to the surface, the rising moon at one end incised with a bird, the stone a milky white tone with patches of opaque russet, wood stand (2)
Length 4 7/8  in., 12.5 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Eliot G. Fitch.
Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), 19th October 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 235.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York