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

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A PALE CELADON JADE 'CAMEL' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
carved as a recumbent camel with its two small young playfully clambering at its sides, each with well-defined, plump ears flattened against the head, the fur delineated in finely incised strokes, the largest with two humps on its back, the translucent stone a whitish-celadon color
Height 2 1/2  in., 6.5 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 25th April 1980.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 308.

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

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New York