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Lot 306: BUDDHA'S HAND CITROEN JADE SCLUPTURE ON STAND
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Finely open work carved Chinese Jade standing on its branching stem and leaves which overlay Buddha's hand Citroen. Faces upward. The Buddha's hand citron (Citrus Chirocarpus) derives its Chinese name FoShou and the alternative English name of "Finger Citron" from its odd shape. It symbolizes "Much Happiness" and is used as an offering for the altar during the Chinese New Year. The Jade stone carving is smooth. Having a moist milky appearance with even tone grayish-celadon iridescent. Beautiful sporadic golden-russet nature inclusion surrounded on the surface. Displayed elegantly upon elaborately carved hardwood stand.
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Provenance: Acquired by a private collector in Europe at a charity fund raising auction that was hosted by a prominent business leader from the Frederiksberg Denmark area. The benefactor and his corporation are recognized globally, the beneficiaries and charities to this date are ongoing contributing and enhancing to the lives of many.
Dimensions: Dimension (on stand): 91.45mm H x 40.71mm W