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    Sale 2269

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

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 634

    A GREYISH-WHITE JADE ZOOMORPHIC WATERDROPPER

    17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GREYISH-WHITE JADE ZOOMORPHIC WATERDROPPER
    17TH CENTURY
    Carved as a recumbent bixie with bared teeth, wide eyes and thick eyebrows, with two long horns between curled ears laying flat across its back carved with curly tufts of hair, its long, bifurcated tail wrapped around its hindquarters, the base inscribed 'lu di,' (dew dropper), the pierced stopper carved as a chi dragon coiled around a lingzhi
    4 in. (10.2 cm.) long, wood stand


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND JEAN SHOENBERG