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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 449

    A MINIATURE WHITE JADE PEAR-SHAPED VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A MINIATURE WHITE JADE PEAR-SHAPED VASE AND COVER
    The sides carved with archaistic motifs including pairs of addorsed birds below an angular scroll terminating in dragon heads confronted on a pearl, with conjoined tendrils on the narrow sides below rings suspended from ruyi handles, the cover surmounted by a loop suspending two rings, the stone of even white tone
    3¼ in. (8.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A FLORIDA COLLECTION