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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE ‘DEER AND CRANE’ BOULDER, 18TH CENTURY
十八世紀青玉鶴鹿山子

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Lot details

China. Of irregular, upright section, the front carved in high and deep relief and finely incised with a waterfall, a deer perched on the rocks above a dog, two cranes, and a lingzhi, all below a towering pine tree and swirling clouds. The reverse with a willow and water cascading through the rocks. The translucent stone of a deep celadon tone with russet veining and icy inclusions.

Provenance: Faded label from Sydney Moss Ltd, London, United Kingdom, to wood stand. An old English private collection, probably acquired from the above, and thence by descent in the same family. The wood stand with an old paper label, inscribed ‘Pebble carved cranes w. deer amidst plantain type trees. Chien Lung. 66’.
Condition: Excellent condition with minor wear. The stone with natural inclusions and fissures, some of which may have developed into small hairline cracks over time. The wood base with few minor chips and small losses.

Weight: 529.5 g (excl. stand)
Dimensions: Height 12.2 cm (excl. stand) and 15.6 cm (incl. stand)

With a finely carved, open worked, and fitted stand dating to the same period. (2)

Auction result comparison:
Type: Closely related
Auction: Christie’s London, 3 November 2020, lot 62
Price: GBP 10,625 or approx. EUR 13,000 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A white jade ‘deer’ boulder, 18th century
Expert remark: Compare the closely related form and manner of carving with similar deer and waterfall, as well as the identical size (12.2 cm). Note the white color of the jade “with some areas of russet”.

Auction result comparison:
Type: Related
Auction: Christie’s New York, 14 September 2012, lot 1030
Price: USD 60,000 or approx. EUR 72,500 converted and adjusted for inflation at the time of writing
Description: A mottled pale celadon and brown jade mountain, 18th century
Expert remark: Compare the closely related form and manner of carving with similar swirling clouds. Note the larger size (18.5 cm).



十八世紀青玉鶴鹿山子
中國。山子玉料青色,雕立體山林景緻,高樹成蔭。樹下休憩著兩隻仙鶴,山岩上有幾只小鹿。玉山佈局有致,樹木枝葉處精雕細琢,因勢就形,邊角處打磨圓潤。

來源木底座來自英國倫敦的Moss Ltd破損標籤;一個英國私人收藏,購於上述藝廊,在同一家族保存至今。標籤上寫著“Pebble carved cranes w. deer amidst plantain type trees. Chien Lung. 66”(雕刻著仙鶴、鹿和樹的山子,乾隆,66)。
品相:狀況極好,輕微磨損。具有天然內沁和裂縫的玉料,隨著時間的推移,其中一些可能已經發展成細小的細縫。底座有小磕損。

重量:529.5 克 (不含底座)
尺寸:高12.2 厘米 (不含底座) 及 15.6 厘米 (含底座)

來自同一時期的鏤雕木底座。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:非常相近
拍賣:倫敦佳士得,2020年11月3日,lot 62
價格:GBP 10,625(相當於今日EUR 13,000
描述:十八世紀白玉鹿山子
專家評論:比較非常相近的外型、相似的鹿和瀑布雕刻風格,以及幾乎相同的尺寸 (12.2 厘米)。請注意玉石的白色調,以及部分留皮。

拍賣結果比較:
形制:相近
拍賣:紐約佳士得,2012年9月14日,lot 1030
價格:USD 60,000(相當於今日EUR 72,500
描述:十八世紀青褐玉山子
專家評論:比較相近的外型,以及相似的捲雲雕刻風格。請注意尺寸較大 (18.5 厘米)。

 
 

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