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A PALE GREY AND BLACK JADE 'MANDARIN DUCKS' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT
92
A PALE GREY AND BLACK JADE 'MANDARIN DUCKS' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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

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A PALE GREY AND BLACK JADE 'MANDARIN DUCKS' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
the pebble carved in high relief with the two birds looking at each other and resting on a lotus pad, the larger grasping a bunch of lotus stems in the beak, one stem attached to a large blossom and another to an unfurling leaf, the smaller duck with a lotus bud, the base carved in low relief with a spray of swaying leaves, the pale gray stone with black patches 
Length 2 3/4  in., 7 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Baroness Marie-Louise von Callenberg (1901-1982).
Ralph M. Chait Galleries, New York, 1st August 1980.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 228.

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

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New York