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A finely carved pale celadon jade ‘peony and birds’ boulder Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 青白玉雕鳳凰牡丹紋擺件

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A finely carved pale celadon jade ‘peony and birds’ boulder Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 青白玉雕鳳凰牡丹紋擺件

A finely carved pale celadon jade ‘peony and birds’ boulder Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 青白玉雕鳳凰牡丹紋擺件

Property from an important European private collection

A finely carved pale celadon jade ‘peony and birds’ boulder

Qing dynasty, 18th century


in the shape of a craggy mountain with two birds perched on the rocky outcrops, the base formed by churning waves with two fishes emerging from them, the reverse with a flowering peony-tree, the stone of a pale celadon colour with some russet markings

18.8 cm, 7 3/8 in.

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Importante collection particulière européenne

Rare rocher en jade céladon sculpté à décor de phénix et pivoines, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle

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歐洲重要私人收藏

清十八世紀 青白玉雕鳳凰牡丹紋擺件

Some minor nicks to the extremities and natural flaws to the stone.


In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE.

Spink & Son Ltd, London, 11th November 1985 (£8,000).

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倫敦斯賓克,1985年11月11日 (8,000 英磅)