London, South Kensington
7 November 2008
A PALE CELADON JADE 'PEACH' BOX AND FITTED COVER, 18TH CENTURY
carved in the form of a peach, the cover decorated in relief with a flowering and leafing stem, a small fly sits on the round edge of the fruit -- 2¾in. (7cm.) wide.
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