13 November 2015,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 12,500
GBP 10,000 - GBP 15,000
A PALE CELADON JADE 'DRAGON' VASE
The vase is intricately carved and pierced to depict a large slender dragon and its young clambering upon a vase with animal-head handles and loose rings. The scales and back bone of the beast are finely rendered. The stone is of a pale even tone.
9 5/8 in. (24.5 cm.) high, wood stand
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The Property of Mrs John Ede.
Sotheby's London, 15 February 1966, lot 252.
Private English Collection, predominantly acquired in the 1950s and 1960s.
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