A RARE MING-STYLE WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CUP
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A RARE MING-STYLE WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CUP

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A RARE MING-STYLE WHITE AND RUSSET JADE CUP
17TH/18TH CENTURY

Intricately carved around the sides in low relief with two stylised archaistic dragons flanked by scrollwork against a key-fret ground, with two prominent loop handles, each surmounted by a deer with long antlers seated on its haunches and grasping lingzhi sprays in its mouth, the white stone with russet swirls and patches highlighting the carving
5 1/2 in. (14 cm.) across the handles

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(US$9,000-12,000)
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