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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 611

    A BLUE AND WHITE SQUARE SEAL

    LATE QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A BLUE AND WHITE SQUARE SEAL
    LATE QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
    The square seal painted on each side with a dragon racing amidst flowers, the top painted with an apocryphal Wanli six-character mark divided into two panels which flank the large handle molded and painted in the form of two addorsed dragons, the base carved with a six-character seal, Wan Li Huang Di Yu Xi
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) square


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 1960's or early 1970's.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA COLLECTION