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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 28

    A JADE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT; AND TWO INSET JADE TABLE SCREENS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JADE MODEL OF AN ELEPHANT; AND TWO INSET JADE TABLE SCREENS
    18TH CENTURY
    The caparisoned elephant modelled standing four-square with its head turned slightly to one side, its body adorned with hanging pendants and an elaborate saddle, supporting a vase with three ram's-head handles suspending loose rings, the cover with a dragon finial and attached to the coiled trunk with a chain; and a pair of small pierced wood table screens each inset with two jade plaques, carved with various figures, animals and characters
    10 in. (25.5 cm.) max. high. (3)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE BRITISH COLLECTOR