25 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 3,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
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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Both: A.W. Bahr Collection, Weybridge, 1963.
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