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Lot 1043
Chinese Carved Jadeite Fish with Hardwood Stand

probably first half 20th century, the fish modeled from deep green stone, curled upright on its tail with mouth open, amid broiling waves around the base, the body carved with scales and having a ridged fin running down the spine, the whole cut through with a celadon tone inclusion, the stone transitioning to paler green, and celadon and lavender tones above the head, carved to represent various deities and a toad amid stylized clouds, fruits and flowers interspersed with cash coin symbols.
with stand h. 26-1/2", w. 15-1/2"

Provenance: Estate of John Elliot Bradshaw, Houston, Texas.

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Chinese Carved Jadeite Fish with Hardwood Stand

Estimate $1,500 - $2,500Jul 29, 2018