AN APPLE-GREEN JADEITE FIGURE OF A STANDING MEIREN, LATE QING DYNASTY
AN APPLE-GREEN JADEITE FIGURE OF A STANDING MEIREN
LATE QING DYNASTY
the slender body draped in long robes fluttering at the sleeves and hem and framed by upswept sashes, each arm crossing in front of the body with the proper left hand tucked behind the opposite sleeve and the proper right hand lifted and holding a small ewer, the oval face bowed slightly and framed by long hair pulled into a high chignon, a phoenix perched on rockwork to either side of the figure, the stone a bright apple-green with passages of icy white
Height 13⅞ in., 35.2 cm
The figure is in overall good condition with some natural fissures.
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Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent.
William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) 收藏，此後家族傳承