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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 98

    A CARNELIAN AND CHALCEDONY AGATE DOUBLE TREE-TRUNK VASE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CARNELIAN AND CHALCEDONY AGATE DOUBLE TREE-TRUNK VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    Well carved with a crane standing beside a gnarled tree trunk from the white chalcedony areas of the stone, the soft reddish carnelian areas used for the fruit-laden peach branch, lingzhi and prunus around the sides
    5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) wide


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