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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 502

    A CELADON JADE 'BUDDHIST LION AND BROCADE BALL' RETICULATED PLAQUE

    MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY

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    A CELADON JADE 'BUDDHIST LION AND BROCADE BALL' RETICULATED PLAQUE
    MING DYNASTY, 16TH-17TH CENTURY
    The plaque is carved and pierced with three Buddhist lions encircling a brocade ball tied with ribbon. The stone is of a pale celadon tone with some tiny speckled russet inclusions.
    3 ½ in. (8.9 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.