12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 22,500
Estimate GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
A PAIR OF PALE CELADON JADE PIERCED BOWLS
With deep rounded sides, each supported on five bat feet, intricately pierced and carved with shou characters to the base and geometric floral designs around the sides, the rims with traces of faint inscriptions, the stones of a pale tone with some minor darker inclusions
4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) diam. (2)
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