6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price Realised GBP 8,125
A CELADON JADE BOX AND COVER, 18TH CENTURY
of square sectioned form, decorated with incised swirls and confronting dragons on a hatchwork ground, the slightly domed cover carved in low relief with two dragons ,incised to base Fu gong zuo he zi sun bao zhi Pi -- 2¼in. (5.5cm.) wide approx., fitted wood stand.
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From an English private collection acquired in China during the 1940's.