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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 512

    TWO PALE CELADON JADE 'ARCHAISTIC' POURING VESSELS, YI

    17TH-18TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    TWO PALE CELADON JADE 'ARCHAISTIC' POURING VESSELS, YI
    17TH-18TH CENTURY
    The first vessel is of plain form, carved and pierced with a dragon-head handle; the second also has a dragon-head handle and is carved with stylised dragon and phoenix. Both stones are pale celadon in tone with various creamy white and grey inclusions and flecks.
    The largest 4 ¼ in. (10.8 cm.) long, two wood stands


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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.