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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 453

    AN UNUSUAL MOTTLED GREEN JADE CENSER

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    AN UNUSUAL MOTTLED GREEN JADE CENSER
    The bowl-shaped vessel flanked by a pair of notched angular handles topped by dragon heads, the sides carved with pairs of chi dragons confronted on small shou medallions, a section of bright green mottling on one side of the rim boldly carved in high relief with a pair of writhing dragons contesting a flaming pearl, the base incised with an apocryphal Qianlong four-character seal mark
    4 1/16 in. (10.2 cm.) high


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