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AN IMPERIAL LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE ‘DOUBLE-DRAGON’ SEAL
AN IMPERIAL LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE ‘DOUBLE-DRAGON’ SEAL
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AN IMPERIAL LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE ‘DOUBLE-DRAGON’ SEAL

QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY

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AN IMPERIAL LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE ‘DOUBLE-DRAGON’ SEAL
QING DYNASTY, 18TH-19TH CENTURY
The square seal is surmounted by a finial in the form of a double-headed dragon. The beast is detailed with bulging eyes, sharp teeth, long whiskers and a scaly body, the two pairs of opposing horns conjoin above the articulated spine. The seal face has been left plain.
5 1⁄8 in. (13 cm.) square, wood stand, box
Provenance
An English private collection
Sold by S. Marchant & Son, London, 23 September 1998
Literature
Marchant & Son, London, 85th Anniversary Exhibition of Chinese Jades from Tang to Qing, 2010, catalogue no. 136

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