A pale green jade group of a crane and deer 19th century
Lot 148* Y
A pale green jade group of a crane and deer
19th century
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 25,000 - 33,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A pale green jade group of a crane and deer
19th century
The openwork group formed as an antlered stag with its head turned to the left and incised with scattered star-shapes, lightly prancing beside an elegant crane with a slender twisting neck and gripping a foliate branch issuing three peaches in its beak, the distinctive red cap rendered in applied coral, stand, box.
18.4cm (7¼in) high (3).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 青玉鏤雕鹿鶴擺件

    The present lot is remarkable for the simple elegance of its curving lines. The crane and deer represent not only the wish for immortality, but also the desire for high office, as both symbolise official ranks of the civil service.
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