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    Sale 12292

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part II

    11 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 812

    A CELADON AND BLACK JADE 'TWIN CAT' GROUP

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON AND BLACK JADE 'TWIN CAT' GROUP
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    The group is carved and pierced in the form of two cats, each with the other's back right leg in its mouth, the facial details and backbone incised, the stone is of a mottled pale celadon and black tone with veins and inclusions.
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Property from a private European collection, acquired prior to 1960.