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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 53

    TWO CELADON JADE SCABBARD FITTINGS

    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 220 AD) OR EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    TWO CELADON JADE SCABBARD FITTINGS
    HAN DYNASTY (206 BC - 220 AD) OR EARLIER
    Each of rectangular section, the surfaces carved in relief with C-scrolls and ending on a stylised taotie mask, the stone of a pale even celadon tone
    Longest 4 in. (10 cm.) long (2)


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, nos. C5 and C9, p. 97