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A PALE GREEN JADE BIXIE-FORM WATER POT AND COVER
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A PALE GREEN JADE BIXIE-FORM WATER POT AND COVER

17TH/18TH CENTURY

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A PALE GREEN JADE BIXIE-FORM WATER POT AND COVER
17TH/18TH CENTURY
The water pot is carved in the form of a bixi, with its head raised and with a tortoise shell on its back. The base is carved with incised swirling waves that rise upwards to the sides of the animal. The small cover is surmounted by a smaller bixi. The softly polished stone is of pale greenish-white color.
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long, fitted stand
Provenance
Wu Shuzhen (Wu Shu-chen, b. 1938) Collection, San Francisco.
Orientations Gallery, Monterey, California.
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Please note the dating for this lot is incorrect in Chinese.

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