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    Sale 7431

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    6 November 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 29

    A WHITE JADE BOX IN THE FORM OF A CRAB

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE BOX IN THE FORM OF A CRAB
    19TH CENTURY
    The crab is well carved in openwork with an undulating removable top shell and eight splayed hooked legs, the pincers held in front holding a small shrimp, the underside naturalistically rendered with the ridged belly, the stone of an even pale tone
    4½ in. (11.5 cm.) wide


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