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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 16

    A ROCK CRYSTAL 'DRAGON' SEAL

    LATE QING DYNASTY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROCK CRYSTAL 'DRAGON' SEAL
    LATE QING DYNASTY, EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The short rectangular plinth surmounted by a finely carved crouching dragon with its head sharply turned back, the base carved with the characters Ci xi huang tai hou yu bi
    3 in. (8 cm.) long.


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    The characters Ci xi huang tai hou yu bi may be translated as 'The Imperial brush of the Empress Dowager Cixi'.

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