This box appears to have been carved as a dove and the flawless white stone heightens the serenity of the subject. Jade boxes carved after animal and bird forms are well-known from the middle-Qing period; for a quail-shaped box see one included in the exhibition A Romance with Jade from the De An Tang Collection, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 86; another carved in the form of a phoenix sold in these rooms, 23rd October 2005, lot 331; and a pair of peacock boxes also sold in these rooms, 8th October 2006, lot 1105.
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