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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 263

    TWO SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS
    18TH CENTURY
    Comprising an openwork carving of four intertwined snakes with chilong heads, the translucent stone of even white tone; and an archaistic gui-shaped pendant carved in shallow relief on both sides with scrolls and bosses, the stone of greenish-white tone with an area of russet utilized to accent the head of a chilong at one end
    2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm.) across and 4 3/8 in. (11 cm.) long, one box (2)


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1960s-1970s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    Virginia Musuem of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1977-1987.