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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1953

    AN EMBELISHED MUGHAL CELADON JADE DAGGER HANDLE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EMBELISHED MUGHAL CELADON JADE DAGGER HANDLE
    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    The handle is well carved as the head of a horse, with its mouth slightly open revealing teeth and the eyes inlaid with rubies, its mane finely carved to one side of its curved neck, the base of the long neck carved terminating with splayed acanthus leaves flanking pendant flower sprays inlaid with gold leaf and inset with further semi-precious stones, the stone of even celadon tone
    5½ in. (14 cm.) long


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