April 13, 2022 10:00 EST

Asian Arts

 
Lot 78
 

78

A Chinese creamy-white jade carving of a bear 白玉雕熊
Qing dynasty or earlier 清或更早

The seated figure shown scratching its right ear, mouth opened showing teeth, the body with fine lines defining ruff and edges of the forelegs, a small tail from the back extended to the underside, with later wood stand, associated cloth box.

H: 1 3/4 in., W: 1 3/4 in.

PROVENANCE:

West End Antiques, Winnetka, Illinois
Property from a private collection, Bethesda, Maryland, acquired from the above, 1981

Sold for $107,100
Estimated at $3,000 - $5,000


 

The seated figure shown scratching its right ear, mouth opened showing teeth, the body with fine lines defining ruff and edges of the forelegs, a small tail from the back extended to the underside, with later wood stand, associated cloth box.

PROVENANCE:

West End Antiques, Winnetka, Illinois
Property from a private collection, Bethesda, Maryland, acquired from the above, 1981

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