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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    A GREYISH CELADON AND BLACK JADE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT, 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GREYISH CELADON AND BLACK JADE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT, 18TH CENTURY
    of flattened form, the animal standing four-square with a long tasselled fabric over its back, decorated with a ying-yang roundel to the centre, its trunk to the right -- 3¼in. (8.2cm.) wide, fitted wood stand.


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    Provenance

    From an English private collection, acquired prior to 1985.