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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 432

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE SQUARE BOX AND COVER

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE SQUARE BOX AND COVER
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The cover well carved in low relief in the center with a pair of entwined serpent-like dragons within a square border, surrounded by similar dragon motifs separated by ruyi heads and repeated on the sides, raised on bracket supports at the corners
    3 1/8 in. (8 cm.) square, wood stand


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    Compare the white jade rectangular box and cover from the collection of His Majesty the King, Windsor Castle, illustrated in the Catalogue of the International Exhibition of Chinese Art, London, Royal Academy of Arts, 1935-6, pl. 214, no. 2336. See, also, the green jade square box and cover described as a 'seal vermilion box' in the Qing Court Collection illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 42 - Jadeware (III), Hong Kong, 1995, p. 225, no. 184.

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