• Christie's Interiors  auction at Christies

    Sale 2190

    Christie's Interiors

    1 - 2 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 458

    FOUR CHINESE HARDSTONE VESSELS AND COVERS,**

    MODERN,

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    This lot is offered without a reserve

    FOUR CHINESE HARDSTONE VESSELS AND COVERS,**
    MODERN,
    comprising a malachite vase and cover mounted on a gilt-metal stand, two jadeite vases and covers, and a turquoise vase and cover; together with a hardstone carving of a lion and cub
    The malachite vessel and cover on stand 7½in. (19cm.) high (8)


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    Special Notice

    This lot is offered without reserve.
    Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 458-460)