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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 428

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED JADE BRUSH HANDLE OR INCENSE HOLDER

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL CARVED JADE BRUSH HANDLE OR INCENSE HOLDER
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    Well carved with a bearded and horned two-clawed front-facing dragon leaping amidst a leafy lotus scroll, its sinuous body wrapped around the sides between key-fret borders at either end, the locking cap at one end carved from a spinach-green-colored stone with a recumbent coiled chi dragon
    7½ in. (19.1 cm.) long


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    Provenance

    Acquired 1920-1948.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN OLD NEW YORK COLLECTION