Lot 198: MOTTLED CELADON JADE BRUSHPOT IN THE SHAPE OF AN ELEPHANT QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY 14.5cm wide
08 November 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
MOTTLED CELADON JADE BRUSHPOT IN THE SHAPE OF AN ELEPHANT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
the elephant shown standing foursquare with head turned sidewards, the trunk, ears and tusks naturalistically depicted, caparisoned with a long saddle rug decorated in low relief with rocks below swirling clouds, the smoothly finished stone of a greyish-green tone with black streaks and russet mottling
- Good overall condition.
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 12th August 1976.