3447
3447
A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A BIRD
SONG-MING DYNASTY
Estimate
70,00090,000
JUMP TO LOT
3447
A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A BIRD
SONG-MING DYNASTY
Estimate
70,00090,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong

A GREY JADE FIGURE OF A BIRD
SONG-MING DYNASTY
well worked with a swelling breast and a rounded body depicted in low relief on the underside with a pair of legs and feet, the back terminating in a protruding elongated thick tail incised with parallel lines, flanked on the sides by a pair of wings accentuated with linear and cross-hatched incisions, the round head of the bird with a short beak and depicted with a long slender crest extending backwards to the rounded back, the stone of a variegated dark bluish-grey colour mottled with light and brown inclusions
5.8 cm, 2 1/4  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Jon Edwards.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 83.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong