Lot 48Chinese Celadon Jade Figure of a Comparisoned Elephant
Carved standing foursquare, the head facing forwards with the twisted wrinkled trunk sweeping between the pointed tusks and up to the left side, covered in a tassled blanket carved in low relief with two shou characters and two bats amidst cloud wisps, the stone a grayish celadon tone with russet and dark brown inclusions. Length 4 7/8 inches.
For a celadon jade elephant group of smaller size, see Sotheby's London, 11 May 2016, lot 108; another sold at Sotheby's London, 11 November 2015, lot 134
Good condition, stone with natural fissures.
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