3457
3457
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A LYCHEE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
3457
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A LYCHEE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
Estimate
35,00045,000
LOT SOLD. 68,750 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVING OF A LYCHEE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
worked in the form of a plump, succulent lychee with a smaller attendant fruit beside, both neatly worked with a layered scalp simulating the texture of the fruit, borne on a gnarled branch with a butterfly perched atop, the twigs issuing broad veined leaves wrapping around the sides of the fruit, the stone of a pale celadon tone with traces of russet patches
5.5 cm, 2 1/4  in.
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Provenance

The Peking Gallery, Toronto, 1974.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 163.

The Robert Youngman Collection of Chinese Jade II

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Hong Kong