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A CELADON JADE 'DOUBLE GOURD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 USD
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83
A CELADON JADE 'DOUBLE GOURD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 12,500 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 JADE 'DOUBLE GOURD' GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY
carved as a slender elongated double gourd borne on an openwork branch issuing leafy tendrils and two smaller gourds suspended along the upper bulb, a bat wrapping itself across one side of the lower bulb, the stone a pale even celadon, wood stand (2)
Height 4 1/4  in., 10.8 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 25th May 1983.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 413.

Literature

Roger Keverne, ed., Jade, London, 1995, fig. 81.

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

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New York