9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 8,125
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
A pale celadon jade flattened vase, 18th/19th century
of flattened ovoid form rising to the tall tapering neck with a galleried rim, flanked by scroll handles, supported on a conforming foot, carved in low relief on each side with a taotie mask and C scrolls, later incised four character Qianlong mark, the stone of pale celadon tone with pale russet inclusions -- 4½in. (11.4cm.) high.
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