15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 12,500
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A GROUP OF FOUR PALE CELADON JADE CARVINGS, 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
comprising a small bi disc carved with a coiled dragone, wood stand; a belt buckle carved in relief with dragons; a pierced rectangular plaque with boys amongst scrolling foliage and bats; and a model of Buddha seated on a Buddhistic lion and backed by a mandorla, wood stand -- the first, 2¼in. (5.8cm.) diam. (4)
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