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    Sale 5336

    Chinese Art

    7 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 245

    A GROUP OF FOUR PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GROUP OF FOUR PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS, 19TH CENTURY
    comprising a white metal mounted mirror, formed by a twin dragon bracelet and a plaque carved with animal masks; an amulet modelled as a ruyi-head and carved to one side with a peony spray, the reverse with a line of archaistic characters; a miniature jar with plain decoration; and a long hairpin, carved and pierced with figures rowing on a boat -- The first, 2 7/8in. (7.3cm.) diam. (4)


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    Provenance

    Baron and Baroness von Oertzen Collection


    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no.s D26, D89, p. 133 and 166.