3417
3417
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF AN ELEPHANT
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3417
A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF AN ELEPHANT
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
Estimate
150,000250,000
LOT SOLD. 150,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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A YELLOW AND RUSSET JADE FIGURE OF AN ELEPHANT
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
portrayed recumbent with its legs neatly tucked beneath its corpulent body, the head depicted gently turned to the left and rendered with a protruding forehead, narrow eyes and a long curling trunk flanked by a pair of short curved tusks, the substantial body subtly detailed with grooves to depict characteristic folds of wrinkles and terminating in a long finely incised tail swept against its left haunch, the stone of a yellowish-green colour with russet streaks
6.8 cm, 2 5/8  in.
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Provenance

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

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 107.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong