Two pale green jade carvings of finger citrons, 17th-18th century. Estimate £2,000 – 3,000 (€2,700 – 4,000). Photo: Bonhams.
The first carved as a tapering ‘Buddha’s Hand’ fruit, with leafy tendrils at the base, wood stand; the second carved and pierced as one large and one small finger citron, also with tendrils and leaves to the base, the stone of an very pale green hue. The larger: 5.4cm (2 1/8in) high (3).
Bonhams. ASIAN ART, 25 Feb 2015 10:30 GMT – LONDON, KNIGHTSBRIDGE