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Lot 180: A PALE CELADON JADE SAGE AND GROTTO ON STAND
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Finely carved in high relief with the seated sage wearing long flowing robes, beneath the shading tree and rock formation, alternately on verso, showing a humble attendant row on a boat beneath wutong tree. The natural golden russet inclusions on the jade sculpture is skillfully carved out detailing the leafy pine tree. The jade shows moist milky appearance with pale-celadon tones. Finely presented upon a carved hardwood stand.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: The items that we have the privilege of marketing for our consignor come with some history, These items are reported to have been purchased from The Revelations Antique shop operated by Kurt Kjellin for more than 40 years. The consignor on numerous business trips to New York would visit the East Village shop to find rare and unique items to add to his personal collection.
Dimensions: Dimension: 101.6mm H x 50.8mm W ; (only Stand): 1" H Weight: 205g
Date: Qing Dynasty