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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 421

    A FINELY CARVED LAVENDER AND EMERALD-GREEN JADEITE TWIN-FISH GROUP

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    A FINELY CARVED LAVENDER AND EMERALD-GREEN JADEITE TWIN-FISH GROUP
    Well carved in openwork with two catfish with curved bodies swimming amongst scrolling leafy stems bearing a large blossom, the semi-translucent stone of icy lavender tone accented by patches of bright emerald green
    3 in. (7.6 cm.) across


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).