6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,375
Estimate GBP 600 - GBP 800
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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From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.
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