Asian Art Online Auction

November 14, 2013

LOT 137
Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron
  • Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron
  • Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron
  • Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron
  • Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron

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Mottled Jade Buddha’s Hand Citron

The stone with large inclusions of russet tones and carved in the round as a grouping of Buddha’s hand citron, with one smaller fruit surrounding the base of the larger. Wood stand
width 3.9" — 10 cm.
No condition problems noted

Estimate $300-$400

Realised: $1,980
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Chinese Jade Carvings and Works of Art from the Estate of Dean S. M. Field. Dean Fields (1917-2001) initially worked for the H. Forth Gem Lab before becoming the head gem buyer for the T. Eaton Co., for which he traveled to China numerous times in the late 1950’s. Afterwards, he was one of the founders of the Canadian Gemological Association and opened up the Real & Rare Gallery on Yonge Street in Toronto.

Additional Info:

Department: Asian Art
Materials: Jade