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A LARGE WHITE AND BROWN JADE 'LOTUS POD' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 USD
JUMP TO LOT
94
A LARGE WHITE AND BROWN JADE 'LOTUS POD' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 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 LARGE WHITE AND BROWN JADE 'LOTUS POD' GROUP
17TH CENTURY
the larger pod facing upward and leaning against the smaller which is turned on its side, the seeds within each carefully modeled, thick stems snaking around the sides and beneath the pods issuing flowers in varying stages of bloom, long slender leaves, and broad pads, each element naturalistically rendered in high relief with minute details incised in fine lines, the stone an opaque creamy color with thin brown veins, the surface with a soft polish
Length 5 3/8  in., 13.7 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 23rd December 1981.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 239.

Exhibited

An Exhibition of Fine Jade, Spink & Son, London, 1981, cat. no. 16.

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

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New York