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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 469

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

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    Estimate

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
    The globular body raised on three curved supports surmounted by lion masks, with a pair of lion-mask handles at the edge of the flat shoulder suspending loose rings, the cover surmounted by a further lion playing with its cub
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Japan in the 1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A FAR EASTERN COLLECTION