• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 51

    A PALE CELADON JADE HAT FINIAL, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE HAT FINIAL, 19TH CENTURY
    densely carved in openwork with cranes and long tailed birds amongst foliage and blossoming sprays of peony and lotus, two pairs of drill holes to base for fitting -- 2in. (5.2cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Acquired from Sotheby's Olympia, London, 17th July 2003, part of Lot 478.