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AN ARCHAISTIC WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
12,00015,000
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33
AN ARCHAISTIC WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
12,00015,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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AN ARCHAISTIC WHITE JADE SCABBARD SLIDE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the slightly tapered rectangular top with incurved ends and a lug beneath, the upper surface carved with a serpentine beast shown in split-representation in low relief, the bewhiskered face spreading across the wider end and the horns laying back against the body, the skin patterned with a series of alternating C-scrolls, the pointed tail splayed across the narrow end of the slide, the stone a translucent creamy tone with a thin streak of icy white
Length 4 in., 10.3 cm
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Provenance

Alice Boney, New York, 17th November 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 142.

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

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New York