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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 513

    A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE RELIEF-CARVED BOWL

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE RELIEF-CARVED BOWL
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    The bowl is carved in relief to the exterior with blooming flower heads including lotuses on a continuous, undulating, leafy branch. The interior is also carved in high relief with a leafy plant with berries, its roots detailed, and a lingzhi fungus. The stone is of a mottled creamy beige and grey tone.
    5 in. (12.7 cm.) diam., wood stand


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    Provenance

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