12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price realised GBP 36,050
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 7,000
A WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' SEAL
LATE QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH/EARLY 20TH CENTURY
The tall plinth surmounted by a well-carved stylised dragon clasping a flaming pearl in its mouth, the base carved with the characters zhi ai er de, the stone of a pale even tone
3¾ in (9.5 cm.) high.
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