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A BROWN AND WHITE JADE 'DRAGON AND CLOUD' FINIAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 21,250 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
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55
A BROWN AND WHITE JADE 'DRAGON AND CLOUD' FINIAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 21,250 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Menagerie: An English Private Collection of Chinese Animal Carvings

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A BROWN AND WHITE JADE 'DRAGON AND CLOUD' FINIAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
finely carved in high relief with a five-clawed dragon writhing amidst dense clusters of lingzhi clouds issuing upwards from turbulent waves and craggy rocks at the base, confronting a 'flaming pearl', with a young dragon at the bottom emerging from the waves, the stone of an even white colour with attractive brown colouration and dark speckles on the back
12 cm, 4 3/4  in.
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Bibliographie

Roger Keverne, Jade, London, 1991, p. 144, pl. 38.

Description

See a slightly larger jade finial from the Avery Brundage Collection, in the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, illustrated in René-Yvon Lefebvre d’Argencé, Chinese Jades in the Avery Brundage Collection, San Francisco, 1977, pl. LXXII.

Menagerie: An English Private Collection of Chinese Animal Carvings

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Londres