Lot 202
  • 202

A GRAY JADE 'PHOENIX AND PEACH' GROUP MING DYNASTY

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
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Description

the recumbent bird grasping a peach branch in its beak, the ripe fruits and leaves falling across the back, the body naturalistically swelling at the chest and tapering at the tail in accordance with the shape of the stone, the wings, tail, and tucked legs all finely articulated in low relief and incised details, the stone a pale gray color with icy inclusions and russet veins throughout and a white calcified area at the underside of the chest
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