Three white jade double-gourd and melon carvings 18th/19th century
Lot 109
Three white jade 'double-gourd and melon' carvings 18th/19th century
Sold for £15,600 (US$ 26,220) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Three white jade 'double-gourd and melon' carvings
18th/19th century
Comprising a melon carving borne on a gnarled leafy stem, with two butterflies resting on its side, the stone of white tone with very minor inclusions, 5.7cm (2¼in) long; a group of a large and small double-gourd suspended from a gnarled stem with large curled leaves, the stone of very pale green tone, 5.3cm (2 1/8in) long; and a pair of double-gourds borne on a turned leafy stem, the stone of white tone, 7.6cm (3in) long. (3).

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  • Provenance: an Italian private collection
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