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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 591

    A PALE CELADON JADE 'DRAGON' PLAQUE AND AN 'ARCHAISTIC' JADE CUP

    17TH CENTURY

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    A PALE CELADON JADE 'DRAGON' PLAQUE AND AN 'ARCHAISTIC' JADE CUP
    17TH CENTURY
    The group comprises: a rectangular plaque carved and pierced with a central dragon amongst flowers, leafy scrolls, a bat and a wind chime, the stone a pale even celadon tone; and a twin-handled cup with dragon-head terminals carved in relief with raised bosses, the stone a pale celadon tone with cloudy white and russet flecks and inclusions.
    The cup 4 ¾ in. (12 cm.) diam., the plaque with a wood stand


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    Pre-Lot Text

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