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78054: A Large and Fine Chinese Carved Celadon and Russ
78054: A Large and Fine Chinese Carved Celadon and Russ
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A Large and Fine Chinese Carved Celadon and Russet Jade Liu Hai Boulder, 18th/ 19th century 8-1/2 x 7-3/4 x 2-5/8 inches (21.6 x 19.7 x 6.7 cm) PROVENANCE: Collection of Capt. J. C. Bishop, taken from the Porcelain Tower of Nanjing (Liulita) in July 1842 (by repute); Christie's London, March 18th, 1975, lot 213; Estate of Gerald Malina; By descent to owner. Gerald Malina started his career as an antique dealer in the 1950s. His focus was on Asian art, especially Chinese jades and porcelains. For over five decades, He has provided valuable services to prestigious museums and prominent private collectors. His gallery G. Malina Inc was located at 680 Madison in New York. The boulder carved in high relief as a rocky cavern with Liu Hai standing on a rocky ledge leaning forward, teasing the three-legged toad on a rock below, the reverse carved with a tall pine tree with garden rocks, skillfully incorporating the color of the russet on pine leaves and the stones, the stone in an overall celadon tone with russet inclusions. HID03101062020 © 2023 Heritage Auctions | All Rights Reserved
Finely detailed and deep carving to boulder; overall very good condition; no significant losses or restorations observed.
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78054: A Large and Fine Chinese Carved Celadon and Russ

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Moyun Niu
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