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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 116

    A JADE-INSET AND SILVER-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR SCROLL WEIGHT

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JADE-INSET AND SILVER-INLAID ZITAN RECTANGULAR SCROLL WEIGHT
    19TH CENTURY
    The top inset with a white jade rectangular plaque carved in low relief with a bird standing on a rock in front of bamboo, the bird's mate in flight above, the zitan inlaid in fine silver wire with archaistic scrolls on the sides and key fret on the top
    9 7/8 in. (25 cm.) long


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY