7 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,500
Estimate GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
FOUR CELADON JADE CARVINGS, 19TH AND 20TH CENTURY
comprising a celadon jade waterdropper in the form of a double gourd raised upon pierced woody stems and leaves -- 6in. (15.3cm.) wide, silver inlaid wood stand; a celadon jade duck group of a mother and chick each carrying a lotus pod spray in their beaks; a pale celadon jade belt hook with dragon head terminal, carved to the body with scrolling chilong; and a russet and grey celadon jade recumbent ram with a lingzhi spray in its mouth -- belt hook, 4½in. (11.4cm.) wide. (4)
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