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A RARE IMPERIAL SPINACH-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF BUDDHA

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Estimate: HK$600,000 - HK$800,000
ca. US$77,051 - US$102,735
Price realised:  HK$2,180,000
ca. US$279,953
Lot number 1967, Views: 8

A RARE IMPERIAL SPINACH-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF BUDDHA
A RARE IMPERIAL SPINACH-GREEN JADE FIGURE OF BUDDHA QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The spinach-green jade figure seated in dhyanasana with hands held together in a gesture of dhyana mudra , supporting a leafy lingzhi branch, the figure dressed in long, flowing robes left open at the chest, the benevolent face with downcast expression beneath a large protruding urna set amidst whorls of hair, the stone of a vibrant mottled green tone, seated on a separate celadon jade double-lotus base which in turn rests on a hexagonal gilt-bronze pedestal base with a cloisonné floral band around the waist above a champlevé enamel lappet border, the back with an integral double-lotus stand supporting a removable pierced celadon jade mandorla inset with a jadeite medallion 13 3/4 in. (30.5 cm.) high overall

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Imperial Sale Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 31 May 2010
Address: Christie's
31 May 2010, Hong Kong