17 August 2000,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 35
GBP 100 - GBP 200
A Chinese celadon soapstone carving of bamboo sections,
further carved in relief with a bamboo shoot and a guei dragon to one side -- 4½in. (11.5cm.) high, 19th Century.
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