14: A Jadeite Figure Of Meiren, Early 20th Century
Early 20th Century
The female figure is carved standing, left hand holding a blossoming branch of a prunus tree which makes a halo above her head. Her right hand gently supports a small bird. Her hair upswept in a high top- knot, the stone of pale mottled tone with light apple- green inclusions highlighting the carving.
H:10 1/4 in
Natural inclusions, hairline cracks, one leaf broken, one wing broken, fingers broken off.