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A SMALL PALE CELADON JADE MYTHICAL BEAST WATER-DROPPER
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A SMALL PALE CELADON JADE MYTHICAL BEAST WATER-DROPPER

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A SMALL PALE CELADON JADE MYTHICAL BEAST WATER-DROPPER
17TH CENTURY

The hollowed vessel is modelled as a mythical beast squatting on its four paws with an upturned snout and a crest formed by ridges along its neck stopping at the circular aperture on its back, the body further detailed in shallow relief with feather-like wings above its bird-like tail, the stone of pale celadon tone with an area of russet-grey inclusions
7/8 in. (7.3 cm.) long (2)

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