Asian Art Auction

June 13, 2016

LOT 264
A Celadon White Jade 'Elephant and Boy' Carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century or Earlier
  • A Celadon White Jade 'Elephant and Boy' Carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century or Earlier
  • A Celadon White Jade 'Elephant and Boy' Carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century or Earlier

264

A Celadon White Jade 'Elephant and Boy' Carving, Qing Dynasty, 18th Century or Earlier

清18世紀或更早 白玉童子洗象把件

Modelled as an elephant with its head turned to one side, dressed with a tasselled saddlecloth draped across its back, supporting a boy holding a longevity peach
height 2" — 5.1 cm.

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $2,640
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

For similar examples from Qianlong period, see Christie’s Hong Kong, November 27, 2007, lot 2388. Also see Sotheby’s Hong Kong, April 8, 2014, lot 3045.

A larger size, but almost identical in carving and design, see Sotheby’s Hong Kong November 24, 2014, lot 1269

Provenance:

From an Important Private Collection, London, England
Acquired mainly from Christie’s and Sotheby’s London, from the 1970s to the 1990s
Lots 243 - 273

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Jade
Period: Qing