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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 312

    TWO ROCK CRYSTAL CARVINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    TWO ROCK CRYSTAL CARVINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The first carved as a brushwasher in the form of a ruyi head, with two chilong climbing over the rim on one side, the whole raised on four small feet; the second carved as a tripod censer supported on claw feet emerging from monster masks, with dragon handles suspending loose rings, the cover carved with a coiled dragon above further loose rings; together with a glass vase carved in imitation of rock crystal in the form of a large open blossom borne on an integral base of lingzhi and blossoming branches
    Brushwasher, 5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) diam., censer, 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., vase, 6 1/8 in. (15.6 cm.) high (3)


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