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A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE 'DOUBLE RAM' GROUP
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 USD
JUMP TO LOT
97
A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE 'DOUBLE RAM' GROUP
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 9,375 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 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE 'DOUBLE RAM' GROUP
MING DYNASTY, 17TH CENTURY
finely carved with the larger ram and its young laying side by side, each emitting wisps of qi in the breath, the vapor moving in ruyi-form swirls between their bodies, their faces with gentle expressions, soft ears, and twisting horns, the fur carefully incised, the stone an opaque creamy white with gray veining, stand (2) 
Length 3 1/8  in., 7.9 cm
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Provenance

Oriental Rarities (Alan Hartman), New York, 1st November 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 256.

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

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New York