8 November 2005,
Price realised GBP 42,000
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
A SET OF THREE CELADON AND RUSSET JADE SEALS
Comprising two square seals and one smaller rectangular seal, each pierced and carved on the top with a coiled five-clawed dragon above a flaming pearl and amongst clouds, the seal face carved with an inscription in seal script, the well polished stone of a greyish-green tone with russet inclusions
the square seals 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) wide, brocade stands (3)
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A set of three pale celadon seals of the same form and dated to the Qianlong period was sold in our New York Rooms, 21 March 2000, lot116.
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