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A CELADON AND RUSSET 'MONKEY AND PEACH' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
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76
A CELADON AND RUSSET 'MONKEY AND PEACH' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 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 'MONKEY AND PEACH' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
the pebble carved as a monkey perched on a leafy peach branch, the head turned to one side looking up, one hand on the head, the face and flat broad tail delicately rendered, the fur indicated by a series of short strokes down the spine, a large ripe peach emerging beneath the right elbow and another by the hip, the translucent stone an even celadon accented with patches of russet skin
Length 2 5/8  in., 7 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 6th July 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 316.

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

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New York