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CACHET EN JADE VERT SCULPTE

CHINE, XIXEME-XXEME SIECLE

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CACHET EN JADE VERT SCULPTE
CHINE, XIXEME-XXEME SIECLE
The seal is surmounted by a finial shaped as a recumbent mythical beast, with the legs neatly tucked under the body and the bushy tail detailed with incisions. The seal face bears a six-character seal mark. The mottled stone is of a greyish-celadon tone, with russet inclusions and snowy flecks.
3 ½ in. (9 cm.) wide
Provenance
The Harry Handel Collection of Chinese and Himalayan Buddhist Sculpture, acquired in the 1950s at the Gurie Gallery, Montreal, thence by descent within the family. A further item from this collection is lot 337.
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ƒ: In addition to the regular Buyer’s premium, a commission of 5.5% inclusive of VAT of the hammer price will be charged to the buyer. It will be refunded to the Buyer upon proof of export of the lot outside the European Union within the legal time limit. (Please refer to section VAT refunds)
Post lot text
A GREEN JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' RECTANGULAR SEAL
CHINA, 19TH-20TH CENTURY

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