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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 303

    A WHITE JADE DOUBLE-BIRD-FORM VESSEL AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A WHITE JADE DOUBLE-BIRD-FORM VESSEL AND COVER
    Carved as two addorsed birds, each head grasping a sprig of lingzhi in its mouth, their legs intertwined amidst leafy branches of lingzhi rising along both narrow sides, their wings formed from an archaistic scroll which gradually morphs into naturalistic feathers with finely incised details, the tall reticulated cover carved as a leafy cluster of lingzhi, the highly polished stone of even white tone with some russet veining
    6 9/16 in. (16.6 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Paul E. Manheim