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Chinese jade boulder carving

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A fantastic Chinese 18/19 C. jade boulder of rounded oval form carved with a bearded man with a peach and a walking boy carrying a lingzhi fungus, the scene set in a mountain pavilion and under pine trees. The russet skin of the stone which is of pale green, has been very cleverly exploited to resemble rocks. The back of the boulder depicts a crane flying above trees and a waterfall. For a similar shape of the boulder please see the publication of 1997, Taipei of "The Refined taste of the Emperor: Special Exhibition of Archaic and Pictorial jades of the Ch'ing Court". page 47. This stone is of pale green with the russet skin, the Condition is excellent. age: 18/19 C. size: 5 1/8 inches ( 13cm) high.