6 November 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 6,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
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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Acquired from Sotheby's Olympia, London, 17th July 2003, part of Lot 478.
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