• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1080

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE RIBBED COURT HEADDRESS

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE RIBBED COURT HEADDRESS
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Of arched form carved with ribs extending from a plain band in front to just above an upturned bottom rim in back, the plain ends pierced for insertion of a hair pin; together with a grey-green and brown jade figure of a recumbent lion, Ming dynasty, with curls on top of its head and upswept tail with hair markings
    2 and 2½ in. (5.1 and 6.5 cm.) long (2)


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    Provenance

    Both: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.