A group of twelve jade carvings 19th century and later
Lot 5084
A group of twelve jade carvings 19th century and later
Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Property from the Sarkisian Collection, Denver, Colorado
A group of twelve jade carvings
19th century and later
Of numerous shapes and subject matters including four plaques of thin section reticulated in lattices depicting a baby, a parrot, a prunus tree, and chilong dragons respectively; two belt buckles, the first rendered as a recumbent horse atop an underside undercut with a beast head hook and taiji medallion button, and the second of more common shape comprised of a carved dragon head forming the hook grinning towards a reticulated and undercut chilong along the handle; a thinly sectioned stalk of eggplants or gourds and curled vine tendrils; an adult and juvenile monkey figural group; a recumbent doe and fawn each clutching a lingzhi fungus in their maw; a recumbent crane with carefully incised feathers along her wings; a thinly sectioned long lotus leaf reversed by a cylindrical lobed root; and an archaistic sword element reversed by a chilong dragon and cub carved of jade of mottled gray and russet hue. [12]
3 3/4 inches (9.6 cm) length of longest
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