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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 33

    A PALE CELADON JADE JUE

    QING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    A PALE CELADON JADE JUE
    QING DYNASTY
    Following an archaic bronze shape, the sides carved in relief with taotie masks and stylised archaistic motifs, below two lug handles set at equal distance along the curved mouthrim, one side with a 'C'-scroll handle, and the other with a Buddhist-lion terminal suspending a loose-ring, all raised on three spreading tapering legs, the stone of an even pale tone
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high, fitted box


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