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    Sale 5333

    Chinese & Japanese Art

    15 May 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 271

    A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL, 16TH/17TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL, 16TH/17TH CENTURY
    carved and pierced with a central shallow bowl flanked by three standing mythical birds with their wings outstretched, divided by three taotie masks in shallow relief around the broad flattened shoulder -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) wide approx, with a later wooden stand.


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