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Nephrite Jade Carving of a Pair of Mandarin Ducks

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2992B
Lot:
175
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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 Pair of Mandarin Ducks, China, 18th/19th century, depicted nestled above a lotus leaf, incised details, translucent white stone with light russet markings, highly polished, ht. 1 1/8, wd. 2 1/2 in.

Provenance: The estate of Ernest Helides.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

in excellent 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 Carving, Chinese culture, Hardstone carving, Inosilicates, Jade, Mineralogy, Nephrite, China

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