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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 452

    AN UNUSUAL GREEN, WHITE AND RUSSET JADEITE FINGER CITRON-FORM BOX AND COVER

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    AN UNUSUAL GREEN, WHITE AND RUSSET JADEITE FINGER CITRON-FORM BOX AND COVER
    Naturalistically carved in the round as a large finger citron borne on a gnarled leafy stem, a small beetle perched on one of the leaves, the translucent stone of pale and dark green tones with white and russet mottling
    5 5/8 in. (14.2 cm.) long, carved wood stand


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    Special Notice

    Items which contain rubies or jadeite originating in Burma (Myanmar) may not be imported into the U.S. As a convenience to our bidders, we have marked these lots with Y. Please be advised that a purchaser¹s inability to import any such item into the U.S. or any other country shall not constitute grounds for non-payment or cancellation of the sale. With respect to items that contain any other types of gemstones originating in Burma (e.g., sapphires), such items may be imported into the U.S., provided that the gemstones have been mounted or incorporated into jewellery outside of Burma and provided that the setting is not of a temporary nature (e.g., a string).


    Provenance

    Conrad W. Anner Collection.
    The House of Jade, New York, June 1962.