A pale green jade 'sage and acolyte' boulder Qianlong
Lot 204
A pale green jade 'sage and acolyte' boulder Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 137,500 (US$ 17,739) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pale green jade 'sage and acolyte' boulder Qianlong
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 190-205)
A pale green jade 'sage and acolyte' boulder
Qianlong
The large boulder worked in high relief featuring a mountainous scene with a wise old sage travelling with his young acolyte, the elderly figure wearing loose robes and left hand brushing his beard, his young protege holding a peach with both hands, all amidst wild growths of lingzhi, peach and pine trees within a rocky alcove, original zitan stand carved, carved with pine trees and rockwork.
20.7cm high. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 青白玉雕松下祝壽圖山子

    For a jade boulder from the Qing court collection, preserved in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, sharing similar stylistic features and subject matter as the current lot, see The Refined Taste of the Emperor: Special Exhibition of Archaic and Pictorial Jades of the Ch'ing Court, Taipei, 1997, pp.165-166, pl. 51.
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