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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 553

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'BUTTERFLY AND GOURD' CARVING

    20TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    A WHITE AND RUSSET JADE 'BUTTERFLY AND GOURD' CARVING
    20TH CENTURY
    The piece is carved and pierced in the form of several gourds growing from leafy vines, with a butterfly resting on one, and three large leaves carved to the underside, highlighted in the russet skin.
    2 ¼ in. (5.7 cm.) long


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