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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1967

    A FINE WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
    QING DYNASTY (1644 - 1911)

    Well carved from stone of exceptionally even white tone, the compressed globular body undecorated except for a pair of animal-mask loop handles detailed with scrolling manes, suspending loose rings, all raised on three cabriole legs emerging from animals heads, the domed cover surmounted by a Buddhistic lion carved in the round
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) across the handles, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    By repute, from the Mitsui family collection, Japan


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