AN EXTRAORDINARY AND RARE PALE CELADON JADE MOUNTAIN
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
strikingly modelled as a scholar's rock, carved from a large boulder and cleverly incorporating the natural flaws of the stone, the precipitous mountain landscape with lingzhi and a single tree growing among rocky ledges, the deep crevices steeply leading to sharp peaks, the finely polished stone of an even color with some natural white inclusions
Height 11⅝ in., 29.4 cm
Overall in good condition. A few very minute scattered chips to the tips of some peaks and scattered minute nicks along the edges.
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Nagatani, Inc., Chicago, 1st April 1946.
Collection of Stephen Junkunc, III (d. 1978).