3415
3415
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE
SONG DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 750,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3415
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE
SONG DYNASTY OR EARLIER
Estimate
350,000450,000
LOT SOLD. 750,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE
SONG DYNASTY OR EARLIER
worked in the round as a figure standing on his left leg with the right tucked behind and hands clasped together before him, the shoulder surmounted with a rudimentary outline of a bird, the figure portrayed dressed in a long robe with a belt secured around his waist, the stone of a pale celadon colour with russet patches
6.2 cm, 2 3/8  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Jon Edwards.
Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd, New York.

Literature

A Private Collection of Early Chinese Jade Carvings, Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd, New York, 1994, no. 2.
Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 170.

Catalogue Note

A Song jade figure of dancing boys with lotus is illustrated in  Exquisite Jade Carving: Figures, Animals, Ornaments, University Museum and Art Gallery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 1996, cat. nos 10 and 14. For an example attributed to the Tang dynasty, see the closely related figure illustrated in Wu Hung and Brian Morgan, Chinese Jades from the Mu-Fei Collection, Bluett & Sons, London, 1990, cat. no. 39.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong