A CHINESE WHITE JADE CARVED FIGURE OF PHOENIX
The jade intricately worked in the form of a recumbent phoenix, its feet tucked underneath its body and its tail curled behind, the wings folded on the side, its beak grasping a gnarled leafy branch issuing a pair of peaches, the stone of whitish celadon tone with minor inclusions, all supported on an ornate lacquered hardwood stand. Qing Dynasty Qianlong period.
Height: 5 3/4 in (14.6 cm) Length: 8 3/4 in (22.2 cm)
Provenance: Property from a prestigious private collection, Los Angeles. Acquired in Paris antique market in the early 2000s.
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