15 May 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,500
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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