A rare and fine white jade group of a sage and deer Qianlong
Lot 160
A rare and fine white jade group of a sage and deer
Qianlong
£60,000 - 80,000
US$ 100,000 - 130,000
Auction Details
A rare and fine white jade group of a sage and deer Qianlong
Lot Details
A rare and fine white jade group of a sage and deer
Qianlong
The greyish-white stone crisply carved as a sage wearing long flowing robes and a scholar's cap holding a ruyi sceptre standing on rockwork beside a small boy holding a branch issuing two peaches over his left shoulder, a deer crouching in front with its head raised to look up at the sage, wood stand.
18cm (7in) wide (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    清乾隆 白玉雕持如意高士倚鹿

    來源: 意大利私人收藏

    A related white jade carving of a lady with a ruyi sceptre held over her shoulder and accompanied by a deer is illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade 8, Qing Dynasty, Beijing and Hefei, 2011, no.274.
Activities
Contacts
  1. Christine Mitchell
    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8248
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840
  2. Olivia Hamilton
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8236
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840