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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 459

    TWO ARCHAISTIC JADE CARVINGS

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    TWO ARCHAISTIC JADE CARVINGS
    Comprising a pendant carved as a bi superimposed atop a gui tablet, the narrow sides carved with archaistic dragon and phoenix heads and scrolling projections, the bi finely incised on either side with scroll designs, the haft pierced for suspension, the stone of greenish-grey tone with russet mottling; the second a carving of an axe, with flared, rounded cutting edge opposite the haft with large circular perforation flanked by finely incised confronted archaistic dragons and a pair of small rectangular flanges on the narrow sides, the stone of grey-green tone with some feathery russet mottling
    4 and 4 5/8 in. (10.1 and 11.7 cm.) long (2)


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