18 June 2002
A SMALL WHITE JADE VASE
Of slightly tapering shape, on an unusual splayed and ring base, the neck with two openwork chilong dragon handles, the body carved in shallow relief with an undulating archaistic scroll on a leiwen ground with demi-florettes, the base and rim with key pattern, the polished stone of even white tone
5¼ in. (13.5 cm.) high
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