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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 92

    A YELLOW JADE ALTAR SET

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A YELLOW JADE ALTAR SET
    Comprising a tripod censer and cover, a double-vase with covers and a box and cover, the censer and double vase with loose-rings suspended from the handles, each carved in shallow relief with archaistic motifs and apocryphal Qianlong sealmarks, the stones of an even yellow tone with some russet inclusions
    The double-vase 5 in. (12.6 cm.) high, the censer 4¼ in. (10.8 cm.) wide and the box 2¼ in. (5.7 cm.) diam., wood stand


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN