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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 127

    A CELADON JADE CEREMONIAL HALBERD WITH BRONZE HANDLE

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON JADE CEREMONIAL HALBERD WITH BRONZE HANDLE
    the L-shaped blade of flattened diamond section tapering to sharp points at both terminals, incised to the centre with scrolling motifs, inset into a socket of cast bronze -- 9 5/8in. (24.4cm.) high, fitted box.


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    Provenance

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. C1, p. 92-93.