12
12
A CELADON AND BEIGE JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
12
A CELADON AND BEIGE JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
40,00060,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

|
New York

A CELADON AND BEIGE JADE 'HEHE ERXIAN' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 17TH / 18TH CENTURY
carved in high relief with one boy standing and the other seated on the ground alongside, the standing boy with the right foot positioned atop a rocky outcrop and holding a lotus stem at the chest, the stem extending over the right shoulder and suspending a large bud and two broad lotus pads at the boy's sides, the smiling face directed down towards his brother's, the seated boy clutching a covered box and gazing merrily upward, the reverse carved in high relief with a gnarled pine tree, a pair of small dogs, lingzhi, and a bird, the boys a pale yellowing-celadon hue transmuting to taupe at the reverse and one side, wood stand (2)
Height 3 1/4  in., 8.2 cm
Read Condition Report Read Condition Report

Provenance

Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 18th March 1980.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 322.

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

|
New York