3666
3666
A LARGE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A PHOENIX
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
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3666
A LARGE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A PHOENIX
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

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A LARGE WHITE JADE FIGURE OF A PHOENIX
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the substantial boulder intricately worked in the form of a recumbent phoenix, its webbed feet tucked underneath its body and its long plumed tail curled behind, the wings folded on the side, carved with an archaistic dragon in low relief and finely incised with feathers, the crowned head turned slightly to its right, detailed with eyes in slits and a long combed beard, its curved beak grasping a gnarled leafy branch extended to the bird's back and issuing a pair of succulent peaches, the stone of an event white tone, carved wood stand
15.5 cm, 6 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Douglas Wright, London.
Sotheby's London, 15th April 1983, lot 166.
Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman.
Christie's Hong Kong, 28th November 2006, lot 1426.

Literature

Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, pl. 199.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong