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2019_CKS_17114_0128_001(a_finely_carved_spinach-green_jade_rectangular_table_screen_qianlong_p)

Lot 128. A finely carved spinach-green jade rectangular table screen, Qianlong period (1736-1795); 9 3/8 in. (23.7 cm.) highEstimate GBP 10,000 - GBP 20,000. Price realised GBP 52,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2019

The screen is skillfully carved with a mountainous rocky landscape with Laozi riding a buffalo accompanied by his attendant, and a bearded scholar with his attendant descending from a pavilion above, all surrounded by pine and wutong trees and bordered by clouds. The reverse is carved with two deer in a rocky landscape.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 5 November 2019