6 November 2007,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 5,625
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A CELADON JADE CENSER AND COVER
Of compressed form, the rounded sides with a wide brimmed everted rim, on a slightly spreading foot, carved and pierced around the body with a band of Buddhist emblems amongst flowers and foliage, the domed cover similarly decorated and with a bud finial, the wide rim with a band of lotus, the stone of a greyish celadon tone with some russet inclusions
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) diam.
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