3432
3432
A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A DEER
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
Estimate
100,000150,000
JUMP TO LOT
3432
A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A DEER
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
Estimate
100,000150,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A DEER
YUAN – MING DYNASTY
well worked in the round as a recumbent deer with the head held high and legs neatly folded beneath the body, rendered with an alert expression below a pair of openwork horns issuing from the top of its head and extending towards its curved rump, the rounded body terminating with a short tail at the rear, the stone of a grey colour with extensive greyish-black patches
7.2 cm, 2 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Acquired in New York.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 104.

Catalogue Note

For another example of a somewhat similar deer see Jessica Rawson, Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing, London, 1995, p. 370, no. 26:13.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong