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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A CAMEL
TANG - MING DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A CAMEL
TANG - MING DYNASTY
Estimate
20,00030,000
LOT SOLD. 22,500 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 AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A CAMEL
TANG - MING DYNASTY
recumbent with the legs tucked close to the body, the pronounced ribs showing between the bent legs, two small humps rising along the spine, the neck resting against the shoulders and the head slightly bowed with the eyes open, the lips sealed and the ears relaxed, the fur finely incised at the forehead and hump, the stone a translucent pale green speckled on the surface with yellow-russet skin, pierced twice at the legs, wood stand (2)
Length 2 1/4  in., 5.5 cm
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Provenance

Alice Boney, New York, 17th March 1980.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 104.

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

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New York