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A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A CRANE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 USD
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A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A CRANE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 10,625 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 CARVING OF A CRANE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the recumbent bird with its head turned back grasping a fruiting peach sprig in its beak, the wing and tail feathers delicately incised with fine lines, the feet fucked neatly under the body, the even white stone skillfully carved to incorporate patches of russet in the breast and feet
Length 2 1/8  in., 5.2 cm
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Provenance

Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 5th February 1980.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 333.

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

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New York