A green jade mountain, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 青玉雕蟾宮折桂圖山子
A green jade mountain
Qing dynasty, 19th century
of irregular form, carved in high relief to one side with Liu Hai perched on a high rocky ledge above a pine tree, clasping a string of coins in one hand as he peers down at a three-legged toad emerging from the waters below, framed by layers of rockwork continuing over sides and reverse, incised with a four-character inscription changong zhegui (picking osmanthus flowers in the Moon Palace), pale green stone with opaque white inclusions, wood stand (2)
Height 9 in., 22.7 cm
A minute flake to one corner of the base. Some scattered minor chips and nicks to the extremities, as can be expected. The stone with some natural fissures.
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Lizzadro Collection, acquired prior to 1960.
Christie's New York, 21st March 2013, lot 842.
Collection of Dr. Allen O. Battle, Ph.D (1927-2020).
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