PROPERTY FROM AN ENGLISH PRIVATE COLLECTION
A CELADON JADE BOULDER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
deeply carved to one side with a lady holding a ruyi sceptre and strolling amongst beneath banana trees and tall cliffs, two lingzhi sprigs issuing from craggy rocks, the stone an even celadon tone with russet veining
Height 15.7 cm, 6⅛ in.
There are some general wear and nicks/chips to the surface and extremities, and some natural fissures and inclusions to the stone. The actual colour is less yellow and of a more celadon tone compared to the catalogue illustration.
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