£5000 - £7000
LARGE CELADON JADE MODEL OF A GOOSE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY
carved in the round as a goose with the head turned backward resting gently above the plump body, grasping in its beak a long leafy stem, with finely incised plumage, the greyish green stone with russet patches, wooden stand
From the descendants of Sir Robert Stodart Lorimer, KBE (1864 1929); purchased from Christie's sale dated 19.11.1992, lot 75, with original sale label.