A pale green and russet jade 'elephant and boy' group, Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century | 清十七 / 十八世紀 青玉雕太平有象擺件
Property from the Estate of Allen O. Battle, Ph.D
A pale green and russet jade 'elephant and boy' group
Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century
清十七 / 十八世紀 青玉雕太平有象擺件
carved as an elephant standing foursquare with its head turned towards its right, its wrinkled skin, curved tusks and long tail finely detailed, a boy sitting astride the animal with the left arm pressing against a large treasure vase (bao ping) and clasping a lotus stem in the hand, the right elbow resting on the bent right knee, the head turned to the side, the pale green stone with pale russet inclusions, wood stand (2)
Height 4 ⅜ in., 11 cm
A small flake to the back of the vase. Some minor chips and nicks to the extremities. The stone with some natural fissures.
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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Mathias Komor, New York, 5th August 1947.
Collection of Dr. Allen O. Battle, Ph.D (1927-2020).
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