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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 82

    A LARGE INSCRIBED CELADON JADE MOUNTAIN

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

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    A LARGE INSCRIBED CELADON JADE MOUNTAIN
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    Deeply carved on one side with two pavilions and a walled mansion disposed amidst craggy rocks, a waterfall cascading from the top of the mountain flowing into a stream at the bottom, visited by a hare and a buffalo, all below an inscription on a cliff face in the top right corner, the other side carved with a pair of cranes beside pine trees and bamboo, and below another crane in flight, the top with another inscription, the well polished stone of pale green tone with some lighter and russet inclusions
    12 in. (31 cm.) high


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