Asian Art

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LOT 72

Lot 72

A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group

A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
Lot 72 Details
A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group

白玉童子大象摆件

3.3 x 2.4 x 1.4 in — 8.4 x 6.2 x 3.5 cm

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
  • A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
  • A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
  • A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
  • A White Jade Carved 'Cleaning the Elephant' Group
Provenance:

From a private Toronto collector, active from the late 1960s onwards

Note:

The current owner began his collecting journey in 1968, and shortly thereafter discovered The Gurie Gallery and Le Petit Musée of Montreal in 1969. He was mentored under the owner of Le Petit Musée, Max Klein Sr, as well as in Toronto under Mr. Pao of Pao & Moltke Limited Oriental Art. He has been adding to his private collection in Toronto for the past 50 years.

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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