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105
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A BOY AND DRUM
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
105
A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A BOY AND DRUM
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 17,500 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 JADE CARVING OF A BOY AND DRUM
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
the smiling boy seated with a drum turned on its side, two topknots on either side of the head, a bat perched on the proper right shoulder, the folds of the drapery carved in low relief, a beribboned coin suspended on the back inscribed taiping, the drum rimmed with a series of bosses on each side, the white stone with occasional icy veins and a patch of faint russet speckles
Height 1 3/4  in., 4.4 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 19th February 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 314.

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

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New York