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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 32

    A GROUP OF FOUR PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS

    Price Realised  

    A GROUP OF FOUR PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS
    comprising two belt hooks, one with a dragon head terminal and the other with a bird-like head - 3 5/8in. (9.2cm.) long max; an archaistic sword slide, carved with c-scroll motifs, the terminal with a taotie mask - 4in. (10.1cm.) long; and a snuff bottle - 2½in. (6.3cm.) high, stopper. (4)


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    Provenance

    John Laycock Collection, Singapore