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Lot 135: * A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes, Length 3 7/8 inches.

Asian Works of Art

by Leslie Hindman Auctioneers

March 24, 2013

Chicago, IL, USA

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  • * A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes, Length 3 7/8 inches.
  • * A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes, Length 3 7/8 inches.
  • * A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes, Length 3 7/8 inches.
  • * A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes, Length 3 7/8 inches.
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Description: A Pair of White Jade Quail-Form Boxes,
Qing Dynasty, each of an even, white jade, with detailed carving to the feathers and features, the underside of the boxes showing the quails' feet tucked in under the body, bearing two incised imperial seals to the interior: Sanxitang and Yizisun, the exterior with additional incised seal, the covers fitting perfectly to the bodies, and the boxes raised and fitted exactly on possibly later hardwood stands naturalistically carved to depict knotted roots and scrolling lingzhi fungi.
Length 3 7/8 inches.

Notes: Property from the Estate of Ms. Suzanne Pattou, Chicago, Illinois

Notes:
Compare with similar examples: a pair sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 28 November 2012, lot 2182; a pair with carved stands sold at Christie's New York, 17 September 2010, lot 1126; and a single box in the Palace Museum, Beijing and illustrated in the Zhongguo Yuqi Quanji, Hebei, Vol. 6, p. 69, pl. 106.

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