A white jade dragon boulder
Lot 5123
A jade dragon-form brush rest
Sold for US$ 6,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
A jade dragon-form brush rest A jade dragon-form brush rest A jade dragon-form brush rest A jade dragon-form brush rest A jade dragon-form brush rest
Lot Details
Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A jade dragon-form brush rest
Well carved and incised as a dragon striding over cresting waves, its head framed by the scaly body curved in a graceful arch and partially obscured by stylized clouds supporting a large jewel, the underside carved with paralleled incised lines representing a whirling current; the greenish-white stone with occasional russet inclusions.
5 3/4in (14.5cm) long

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    acquired from a private English collector in the 1980s
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