A WHITE JADE CARVING OF A GOOSEQING DYNASTY, 18TH / 19TH CENTURY |
6,000 - 8,000 USD
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the pebble finely carved as a recumbent goose with the head turned back over its body and the feet tucked underneath, grasping a sprig of millet in its beak, the wing feathers detailed with archaistic motifs, a collar of geometric chevrons around the neck, the stone of even tone with occasional dark brown veining
Purchased in New York, 22nd March 2003.