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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 714

    A CELADON JADE 'DUCK' WATER POT

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A CELADON JADE 'DUCK' WATER POT
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The water pot is carved in the form of a recumbent duck with its head turned backwards, clasping a delicate lotus stem in its beak, with two buds resting on either side of its back. The stone is of a pale celadon tone, with some minor areas of mottled inclusions.
    4 ½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide


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