17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 23,750
Estimate USD 5,000 - USD 7,000
TWO ROCK CRYSTAL CARVINGS
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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