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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 461

    TWO SMALL ARCHAISTIC PALE GREYISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    TWO SMALL ARCHAISTIC PALE GREYISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The first a thin axe-shaped carving with flared, rounded cutting edge opposite an oval aperture at the haft and flanked on the narrow sides by notched flanges, with finely incised and carved archaistic scroll designs, the haft surmounted by a sinuous chilong, the second a carving of a phoenix with scrolling S-shaped body finely incised with archaistic scroll designs, both carved from pale greyish-white stone with feathery russet markings
    Both 2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) long (2)


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