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Two Nephrite Jade Carvings

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2992B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
March 18, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Two Nephrite Jade Carvings, China, 18th/19th century, a rectangular pebble-shape decorated with melons on the vine and a fox; and a clam-shape with lotuses reticulated to show a hollow interior, white stone with russet markings, wd. to 2 3/8 in.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Helides.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ernest Helides, Jade Carvings, Chinese culture, Fauna of Asia, Fauna of Indonesia, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Melon, Mineralogy, Nephrite, Reticulated python, China

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