A pale green jade goose Ming Dynasty
Lot 79
A pale green jade goose 16th/17th century
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 26,220) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from an Italian Private Collection. Purchased in the 1960s-80s by the father of the present owner (lots 79-93)
A pale green jade goose
16th/17th century
The bird skillfully carved in the round, with its long neck twisted back over its body, grasping a lotus stem in its beak, the stone of a very pale green tone with light brown inclusions.
6.8cm (2¾in) wide

Footnotes

  • Provenance: purchased from Spink & Son Ltd, London, 20 June 1988
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