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Lot 0237
Dimensions: 54.84mm H x 63.40mm W Weight: 198.3g Stand: 1" H

Fine Chinese Qing Dynasty Jade Elephant effigy being washed by two youth, which sits on a corresponding silk covered stand. The elephant takes a submissive posture as the smiling boy wipes down the tough hide. The young boy standing in the foreground is holding a pot that contains Lingzhi Fungus. The Elephant is the last of the four Animals of Supremacy and Energy. It represents strength, sagacity, and carefulness. Excellent craftsmanship is evident in the fine details. Nephrite has mottled appearance with scattered inclusions along with a beautiful transparent milk-white tone. Elegantly presented upon a yellow silk covered hard cushion stand. Exquisite Large Chinese Qing Dynasty era Jade brush pot inscribed with an intricate motif, on golden silk covered stand. Elegant jade vessel, with very fine relief encircling the entire outer surface. Highly polished stone, showing a pale celadon hue. Relatively Uniform milky coloration with a tinge of variation in hue. Translucent properties are present as light strikes the unblemished basin. Brilliant luster with very precise craftmanship throughout. Silky and flawless to the touch with highly polished interior. Elegantly displayed upon a yellow metallic silk covered hard cushion stand.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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Starting Bid

$600

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CARVED JADE BOYS AND ELEPHANT ON STAND

Estimate $2,500 - $3,500
4d
10h
8m
21s
$6001 bid
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