London, South Kensington
8 November 2013
FOUR CELADON AND RUSSET JADE CARVINGS
MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
The first is a bi disc carved with two chilong, the reverse with raised nodes. The second is a seal surmounted by a turtle with a dragon's head and tail. The third is a carving of a cicada. The fourth is a bi disc. The stone of the carvings is of a celadon tone with russet inclusions.
The largest 2.3/8 in. (6.1 cm.) diam.
From a Private East Asian Collector (d. 1994).
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