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Thu, Aug 18, 2022 09:00AM EDT
Lot 10

Chinese Jade Carved Guanyin Figure

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500

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early 20th century, green jade with white and russet inclusions, Guanyin with downcast eyes and smile, holding mala beads, with lotus leaves and blossoms and two phoenixes, mounted as an early 19th century table lamp with plaster base, carved carnelian light pulls, silk damask design lamp shade, topped with green and white mottled jade finial, top of shade marked "E.I.Farmer/16 East 56th St/New York", 29 x 16-1/2 in.

Note: This item tests as jadeite on the Presidium II Gem Tester.

Provenance: Estate of Eugenia Sealy Cross, Galveston, Texas


small crack to Guanyin's shoulder, surface accretion, chips and wear to plaster base, tears and discoloration to silk shade