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.
Importante collection particulière européenne
Rare rocher en jade céladon sculpté à décor de phénix et pivoines, dynastie Qing, XVIIIe siècle
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).
倫敦斯賓克，1985年11月11日 (8,000 英磅)