89
89
AN INSCRIBED PALE CELADON JADE INK REST
QING DYNASTY, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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89
AN INSCRIBED PALE CELADON JADE INK REST
QING DYNASTY, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
4,0006,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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AN INSCRIBED PALE CELADON JADE INK REST
QING DYNASTY, LATE 18TH - EARLY 19TH CENTURY
carved as a rectangular geometric scroll raised on two splayed feet, the surface delicately incised with a flowering prunus branch and inscribed with the characters Shu Ying Heng Xie Shui Qing Qian (at clear shallow pond elegant figures gracefully stand) from the Northern Song dynasty poem Shan Yuan Xiao Mei, the stone a bright pale celadon with faint white inclusions
Width 3 in., 7.7 cm
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Provenance

Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 6th May 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 400.

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

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New York