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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 451

    A LARGE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FINGER CITRON-FORM VASE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FINGER CITRON-FORM VASE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Naturalistically carved in the round as a large finger citron borne on a thick, gnarled stem from which emerge two smaller branches bearing two peaches and a pomegranate, the pale green-colored stone with some white and russet inclusions
    10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) high, wood stand, box


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    Provenance

    Christie's Swire, 29 September 1992, lot 734.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF DR. PHILIP HATFIELD