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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 227

    A WHITE JADE LIBATION VESSEL

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE LIBATION VESSEL
    carved in three areas to the rim with chilong dragons climbing the edge of the vessel, their heads resting on the rim with hind legs and bifurcated tail clinging to the side of the body, the exterior of the rim incised with a band of key-fret motifs -- 5in. (12.8cm.) wide.


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    Provenance

    From a private collection