Large Chinese jade carving of two mandarin ducks facing each other in a lotus pond, with a large folded lotus leaf, the veins in relief, a lotus flower and bud above crested waves, a further leaf and waves on the underside with detailed work to the wings, eyes and edges of the head.

6 inches, 15.3 cm long.

Qianlong, 1736-1795.

Carved wood wave-form stand.


Nibbles and frits to extremities.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Formerly in a private Argentinian family collection famous for collecting Egyptian art.