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    Sale 5936

    The Country House Sale - Property of the 14th Earl of Kintore & The Collection of the Late Bernard Lyons, C.B.E.

    18 March 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 162

    A GROUP OF CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS

    20TH CENTURY

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    A GROUP OF CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVINGS
    20TH CENTURY
    Comprising a pair of celadon jade archaistic libation vessels, each raised on three supports, wood stand; a pair of carved turquoise Buddhistic lions, the fierce beasts raised on rectangular platforms, wood stands; a turquoise tripod censer and cover with twin loose-ring beast-head handles and Buddhistic lion finial, fitted wood stand; a lapis lazuli tall pouring vessel, wood stand; and a pair of green hardstone confronting lions
    The first, 5½in. (13.8cm.) wide (8)


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