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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 297

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
    The globular body raised on three narrow curved legs, with a pair of horned dragon-mask handles at the edge of the flat shoulder suspending loose rings, the pierced cover surmounted by a further coiled horned dragon above three rams carved in high relief
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) across handles, wood stand, Japanese silk bags, two Japanese wood boxes


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Japan prior to 1923.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A JAPANESE PRIVATE COLLECTION