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A CELADON JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
106
A CELADON JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 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 CELADON JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
the narrow boulder carved in openwork with one boy seated wearing a loose robe and trousers, holding a basket and cover, the face with a jolly expression, the other brother similarly dressed, standing holding a massive lotus stem, the leaves falling down the back and the resplendent blossom rising between the boys' heads, the standing boy's left foot propped upon a large double gourd, a small dog perched atop the opposite end of the gourd and grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth, the stone a pale celadon with hints of russet at the surface, wood stand (2)
Width 4 3/4  in., 12 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 5th March 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 390.

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

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New York