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Nephrite Jade Carving of a Pig with Piglet

Auction:
2992B
Lot:
161
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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

Description:

Nephrite Jade Carving of a Pig with Piglet, China, 18th/19th century, seated on their hind legs facing each other, playing with a lingzhi stalk in their mouths, pale celadon stone with faint russet markings and opaque gray inclusions, ht. 1 1/2, wd. 1 7/8 in.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Helides.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

in good condition.


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Keywords

Ernest Helides, Jade Carving, Amphibole group, Celadon, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Lingzhi, Nephrite, Piglet, Pottery, Russet, Shades of green, Visual arts, China

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