3421
3421
A LARGE YELLOW JADE 'BIRD' FINIAL
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3421
A LARGE YELLOW JADE 'BIRD' FINIAL
SONG DYNASTY
Estimate
70,00090,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A LARGE YELLOW JADE 'BIRD' FINIAL
SONG DYNASTY
depicted standing and clutching the base with its feet, the rounded head of the bird, possibly a dove, portrayed with a short beak and circular eyes, the body flanked by a pair of wings worked in the Han badao technique below the elongated tail, the hollow base of the finial pierced with an aperture, the stone of a mottled celadon colour with darker inclusions
9 cm, 3 1/2  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Robert H. Ellsworth (1929-2014), New York.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 80.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong