Lot 24. A reticulated pale celadon jade 'Deer and Cypress' plaque, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 22 cm, 8 5/8 in.. Estimate 3,000 — 5,000 GBP. Lot sold 18,750 £ (21,474 €). © Sotheby's.
of circular form, skilfully rendered in openwork around the central aperture depicting a pair of deer grazing amongst elaborate foliage including pine trees and flowering branches, standing on jagged rockwork, the stone of an even pale celadon tone.
Provenance: Collection of Richard Drew (1938-2017).
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM