Lot 173: FRAMED GRAYISH CELADON JADE TABLE SCREEN
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: A VERY FINE carved Chinese jade table Screen with hardwood frame. A gorgeous portion rectangular Nephrite Jade stone expertly carved depicted group of elderly sages and attendant traversing on their path between rocky outcrop and dense of shading forest trees within mountainous landscape in deep relief, alternately on verso panel, of pavilions along waterside scenery in gilt. Framed inside an elaborately open work carved hardwood stand. The carving is exquisite and smooth, with beautiful translucent, grayish-celadon clean tones and moist milky appearance.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: From the heirs of Sir john Dorrington and the Vosper estates from Stroud Gloucestershire these items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in 2008. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area as well as from nearby countries. Sometimes finding a rarity sometimes just the camaraderie of fellow collectors.
Dimensions: Dimension: 13" H x 12-1/2" W
Date: Qing Dynasty