10 September 2009
A CHINESE WHITE JADE RHYTON CEREMONIAL CUP
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The flaring cup issuing from a dragon's open jaw, above a carved wooden stand
6¾ in. (16.5 cm.) high, the cup alone; 7¾ in. (20 cm.) high, overall
Rue de la Faisanderie, Paris, until the late 1940's.
Thence by descent.
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