• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 219

    THREE JADE BI DISCS, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER

    Price Realised  

    THREE JADE BI DISCS, 17TH CENTURY AND LATER
    comprising a celadon and russet disc, plain but for incised groove lines to the centre and exterior edges, fitted wood stand; a russet and celadon disc with two sinuous dragons clambering to the exterior, wood stand; and a buff and deep brown jade bi-disc carved to one side with two dragons curled in and out of scrolling clouds, fitted wood stand -- the first, 3 1/8in. (7.8cm.) wide, wood stand. (3)


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    Provenance

    From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.