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A WHITE JADE 'PRAYING MANTIS'
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
77
A WHITE JADE 'PRAYING MANTIS'
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 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 WHITE JADE 'PRAYING MANTIS'
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
carved in openwork, resting on its abdomen with the head lifted and the spindly legs bent to form a series of peaks, a blossoming lily to one side, the slender stem and leaves twisting in front of and under the insect, the fine details naturalistically carved, the stone an even white color
Length 2 1/2  in., 6.3 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 349.

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

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New York