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Nephrite Jade Carving of an Elephant

Auction:
3025B
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3025B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 15, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Nephrite Jade Carving of an Elephant, China, 19th/20th century, standing, with a boy riding on its back, pale celadon stone mottled with russet streaks and gray spots, ht. 1 7/8, wd. 3 1/8 in.

Provenance: Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, Sale 2970, LOT 28, January 16, 1970.
Estimate $700-900

in good condition with minor fine surface scratches.


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

Jade Carving, Celadon, Chinese pottery, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Nephrite, Pottery, Shades of green, Visual arts, China

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