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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2620

    TWO WHITE JADE CARVINGS

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    TWO WHITE JADE CARVINGS
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The first of archaistic bi-form, carved on one flattened side in high relief with a Buddhistic lion in pursuit of a beribboned brocade ball, followed by its cub in pursuit, all surrounding the circular aperture, the reverse side with C-shaped motifs in shallow relief; the other is an oval pendent, carved in relief on one side with a scholar holding a cup, seated beside an ornamental rock, under a pine tree, the reverse side with a poem in reference to the Tang poet, Li Bo
    2 3/8 in. (6 cm.) the largest (2)


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