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Asian Works of Art

Lyon & Turnbull Catalogue 13 Feb 2014 11:00 GMT

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Edinburgh, Scotland

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CHINESE LACQUER CABINETthe twin doors and sides decorated with birds and flowers, raised on block

Lot 1

CHINESE LACQUER CABINETthe twin doors and sides decorated with birds and flowers, raised on block feet87cm high, 128cm high, 43cm deep ...[more]

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CHINESE CARVED HONGMU STANDQING DYNASTYwith a square marble inset top above a foliate carved

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CHINESE CARVED HONGMU STANDQING DYNASTYwith a square marble inset top above a foliate carved frieze, raised on turned legs united by an under tie...

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CHINESE HARDWOOD DESK20TH CENTURYthe hinged fall flap enclosing a fitted interior above two frieze

Lot 3

CHINESE HARDWOOD DESK20TH CENTURYthe hinged fall flap enclosing a fitted interior above two frieze drawers, raised on chamfered legs68cm wide, 97...

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CHINESE HARDWOOD SCHOLAR`S TABLELATE QING / EARLY REPUBLICunderside bears paper Importers trade

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CHINESE HARDWOOD SCHOLAR`S TABLELATE QING / EARLY REPUBLICunderside bears paper Importers trade label28cm wide, 15cm high ...[more]

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CHINESE HARDWOOD AND MARBLE TOP SMALL STOOLLATE QING DYNASTYthe square top with a marble insert and

Lot 5

CHINESE HARDWOOD AND MARBLE TOP SMALL STOOLLATE QING DYNASTYthe square top with a marble insert and carved beaded edge, above a pierced frieze an...

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CHINESE ELM ALTAR TABLEQING DYNASTYthe cleated rectangular top over an open frieze with scroll

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CHINESE ELM ALTAR TABLEQING DYNASTYthe cleated rectangular top over an open frieze with scroll carved corner brackets, raised on square legs join...

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SMALL CHINESE WOVEN BAMBOO TRUNK19TH CENTURYof domed sarcophagus form, with twin handles and metal

Lot 7

SMALL CHINESE WOVEN BAMBOO TRUNK19TH CENTURYof domed sarcophagus form, with twin handles and metal bound fixtures32.5cm high, 56cm wide, 39cm dee...

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CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED FOUR PANEL SCREENeach tall rectangular panel depicting birds, bamboo and

Lot 9

CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED FOUR PANEL SCREENeach tall rectangular panel depicting birds, bamboo and grasses, within a moulded frame232cm wide, 170c...

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CHINESE POLYCHROMED AND GILT FOUR POST BEDQING DYANSTY, 19TH CENTURYthe key moulded cornice above

Lot 10

CHINESE POLYCHROMED AND GILT FOUR POST BEDQING DYANSTY, 19TH CENTURYthe key moulded cornice above pierced gilt panels carved with peaches, songbi...

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TIBETAN CAST METAL GONGof shaped form, supported by a red lacquered frame with gilt highlights,

Lot 11

TIBETAN CAST METAL GONGof shaped form, supported by a red lacquered frame with gilt highlights, with two associated beaters89.5cm high ...[more]

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CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD CHEVAL MIRRORQING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURYthe rectangular mirror plate in

Lot 12

CHINESE CARVED HARDWOOD CHEVAL MIRRORQING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURYthe rectangular mirror plate in a foliate carved frame with bird and pine tre...

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FOUR CHINESE FRAMED TEXTILE PANELS19TH/ 20TH CENTURYembroidered with five claw dragons, figures,

Lot 13

FOUR CHINESE FRAMED TEXTILE PANELS19TH/ 20TH CENTURYembroidered with five claw dragons, figures, birds, bats, insects, and blossoming foliage, la...

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CHINESE SILK WINTER COATthe black silk trimmed with decorative foliate sleeve panels, with a label

Lot 14

CHINESE SILK WINTER COATthe black silk trimmed with decorative foliate sleeve panels, with a label to the interior, 98cm long; together with a SI...

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CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK DRAGON PANEL SCREENLATE QING DYNASTYthe square pale gold silk panel with a

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CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK DRAGON PANEL SCREENLATE QING DYNASTYthe square pale gold silk panel with a coiling five clawed dragon worked in raised c...

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PAIR OF FRAMED CHINESE EMBROIDERED PANELSEARLY 20TH CENTURYeach embroidered in coloured silk with

Lot 16

PAIR OF FRAMED CHINESE EMBROIDERED PANELSEARLY 20TH CENTURYeach embroidered in coloured silk with butterflies and foliage, framed (2)17cm wide, 4...

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TWO PAIRS OF EMBROIDERED SLEEVE PANELScoloured silk and gold thread; the rectangular panels

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TWO PAIRS OF EMBROIDERED SLEEVE PANELScoloured silk and gold thread; the rectangular panels presenting floral and vegetal motifs on a white backg...

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TWO CHINESE EMBROIDERED PANELSthe first, depicting figures, bats and foliage on a gold silk ground,

Lot 18

TWO CHINESE EMBROIDERED PANELSthe first, depicting figures, bats and foliage on a gold silk ground, framed as a screen, 65.5 x 53cm (excluding fr...

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BOLT OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILKthe repeating embroidered foliate pattern on a cream silk

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BOLT OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILKthe repeating embroidered foliate pattern on a cream silk ground608cm long approx, 90cm wide ...[more]

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PAIR OF CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED PANELSeach of rectangular form, one depicting two peacocks and the

Lot 20

PAIR OF CHINESE SILK EMBROIDERED PANELSeach of rectangular form, one depicting two peacocks and the other an eagle each perching on blossoming br...

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CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK PANELof square form, the green silk decorated with cranes and peonies

Lot 21

CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK PANELof square form, the green silk decorated with cranes and peonies beneath whisteria210cm high; 168cm wide ...[more]

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PAIR OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK SHOESdecorated with silver thread depicting scrolling foliage, on

Lot 22

PAIR OF CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK SHOESdecorated with silver thread depicting scrolling foliage, on a pink silk ground, with alterations to the he...

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PILL BOXunmarked, of compressed spherical form with finely chased all over

Lot 23

CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PILL BOXunmarked, of compressed spherical form with finely chased all over decoration of trailing dragons; together with MA...

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER JEWELLERY BOXCIRCA 1900with character marks to base, of rectangular outline

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER JEWELLERY BOXCIRCA 1900with character marks to base, of rectangular outline with canted corners, the sides and cover with e...

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOXWANG HING, CANTON CIRCA 1900marked the to base, of rectangular outline,

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER BOXWANG HING, CANTON CIRCA 1900marked the to base, of rectangular outline, the hinged cover depicting scholars in a traditi...

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TWO SMALL CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAMESUNMARKED, CIRCA 1900one of circular outline with

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TWO SMALL CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAMESUNMARKED, CIRCA 1900one of circular outline with embossed and pierced border of chrysanthemum, w...

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PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAMESLUEN WO, SHANGHAI C1890marked LW to frame, of oval

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PAIR OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVER PHOTOGRAPH FRAMESLUEN WO, SHANGHAI C1890marked LW to frame, of oval outline with embossed and pierced border of chr...

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SET OF SIX CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKSTUCK CHANG & CO, SHANGHAI, C.1910marked with

Lot 28

SET OF SIX CHINESE EXPORT SILVER FRUIT KNIVES AND FORKSTUCK CHANG & CO, SHANGHAI, C.1910marked with Tc and character mark within one punch to bla...

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CAKE BASKETWING ON (PROBABLY), HONG KONG CIRCA 1920marked to foot STERLING,

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CAKE BASKETWING ON (PROBABLY), HONG KONG CIRCA 1920marked to foot STERLING, character mark WO, of shallow dished form with ...

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COLLECTION OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVERto include: two pieces of belt buckle by Wang Hing; a pair of

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COLLECTION OF CHINESE EXPORT SILVERto include: two pieces of belt buckle by Wang Hing; a pair of napkin rings; and small vases etc. (qty) ...[m...

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CHINESE ARCHAIC STYLE HARDSTONE FIGUREmodelled as a rampant mythical beast16cm high

Lot 31

CHINESE ARCHAIC STYLE HARDSTONE FIGUREmodelled as a rampant mythical beast16cm high ...[more]

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANISTERMAKER UNKNOWN, CIRCA 1840marked to base LS (unrecorded), of straight

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CHINESE EXPORT SILVER CANISTERMAKER UNKNOWN, CIRCA 1840marked to base LS (unrecorded), of straight sided form with oval section, the body and pul...

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LARGE CHINESE GREEN QUARTZ HEAD OF BUDDHAwith carved features and elongated lobes31cm high

Lot 33

LARGE CHINESE GREEN QUARTZ HEAD OF BUDDHAwith carved features and elongated lobes31cm high ...[more]

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GREEN HARDSTONE BOWLwith flared sides and a tall foot rim12cm diam

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GREEN HARDSTONE BOWLwith flared sides and a tall foot rim12cm diam ...[more]

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CHINESE JADE CARVING OF PUPPIESMING-STYLEcarved from a dark brown jade in the shape of two puppies,

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CHINESE JADE CARVING OF PUPPIESMING-STYLEcarved from a dark brown jade in the shape of two puppies, one looking back and one forwards, with carve...

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CHINESE CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUELATE QING DYNASTYcarved in relief on one side with a dragon

Lot 36

CHINESE CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUELATE QING DYNASTYcarved in relief on one side with a dragon among clouds, fitted wooden stand ...[more]

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CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A BOY8cm high; together with a CHINESE HARDSTONE ARCHAIC FORM BIRD, 9cm

Lot 37

CARVED HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A BOY8cm high; together with a CHINESE HARDSTONE ARCHAIC FORM BIRD, 9cm high, and a CARVED HARDSTONE PENDANT, 7cm diam...

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CELADON JADE PENDANTthe rounded pendant carved in relief on one side and incised on the other side,

Lot 38

CELADON JADE PENDANTthe rounded pendant carved in relief on one side and incised on the other side, with leaves beneath a gnarled branch5.5cm lon...

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JADEITE PENDANTengraved with script and flower motifs, 14k gold mount4cm long

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JADEITE PENDANTengraved with script and flower motifs, 14k gold mount4cm long ...[more]

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CHINESE CARVED HARDSTONE MINIATURE CHAIR11cm high; together with a HARDSTONE ARCHAIC FORM AXE HEAD;

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CHINESE CARVED HARDSTONE MINIATURE CHAIR11cm high; together with a HARDSTONE ARCHAIC FORM AXE HEAD; and a GLASS BELT HOOK (3) ...[more]

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SOAPSTONE SEALthe rectangular base with four characters to the seal, surmounted by a mythical beast

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SOAPSTONE SEALthe rectangular base with four characters to the seal, surmounted by a mythical beast ...[more]

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HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A WATER BUFFALOthe recumbent figure with a boy seated on its back and playing a

Lot 44

HARDSTONE FIGURE OF A WATER BUFFALOthe recumbent figure with a boy seated on its back and playing a flute20cm long ...[more]

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CHINESE CARVED HARDSTONE CENSERQING DYNASTYwith dragons` mask lug handles, the sides carved in

Lot 45

CHINESE CARVED HARDSTONE CENSERQING DYNASTYwith dragons` mask lug handles, the sides carved in relief with a water spouting dragon and lotus, on ...

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TWO PIERCED JADE CIRCULAR PLAQUESone pierced and carved with Buddhist Emblems among bats and

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TWO PIERCED JADE CIRCULAR PLAQUESone pierced and carved with Buddhist Emblems among bats and lingzhi fungus, with carved wood stand, 7cm; the sec...

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CARVED JADE MYTHICAL BEAST19TH/20TH CENTURYcarved in Ming style as a stylised qilin8cm long

Lot 48

CARVED JADE MYTHICAL BEAST19TH/20TH CENTURYcarved in Ming style as a stylised qilin8cm long ...[more]

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GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: various links of beads, necklaces and bracelets;

Lot 49

GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: various links of beads, necklaces and bracelets; including one ivory necklace; one Japanese bracelet; ...

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GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: several necklaces and bracelets of various hardstone

Lot 50

GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: several necklaces and bracelets of various hardstone beads and one necklace of ivory and metal beads (...

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GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: several necklaces of hardstone beads; a string of carved

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GROUP OF HARDSTONE JEWELLERYcomprising of: several necklaces of hardstone beads; a string of carved skulls; a bracelet; a metal belt decorated wi...

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PAIR OF CHINESE GREEN SOAPSTONE BOOKENDSLATE QING DYNASTY / EARLY REPUBLICcarved in high relief

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PAIR OF CHINESE GREEN SOAPSTONE BOOKENDSLATE QING DYNASTY / EARLY REPUBLICcarved in high relief with mythical beasts18cm highProvenance: The Esta...

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Lot 52A: PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE DESK WEIGHTSof rectangular form with arched tops, the

Lot 52A

Lot 52A: PAIR OF CHINESE CARVED SOAPSTONE DESK WEIGHTSof rectangular form with arched tops, the front panels carved in relief with a hen beneath ...

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COLLECTION OF GREEN JADE JEWELLERYcomprising of: a set of strung beads; a bangle; a gold mounted

Lot 53

COLLECTION OF GREEN JADE JEWELLERYcomprising of: a set of strung beads; a bangle; a gold mounted brooch, marked 9KT; an unmarked gold mounted rin...

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CHINESE CARVED BANDED AGATE GROUPformed as two baskets with budding stems, with an old attached wax

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CHINESE CARVED BANDED AGATE GROUPformed as two baskets with budding stems, with an old attached wax seal and label5cm longProperty from an Edinbu...

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CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVED GROUPfinely carved with two mythical beasts10cm highProvenance: from a

Lot 55

CHINESE HARDSTONE CARVED GROUPfinely carved with two mythical beasts10cm highProvenance: from a Private European Collection ...[more]

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CHINESE JADE BEAD NECKLACE20TH CENTURYthe graduated beads with a white metal clasp

Lot 56

CHINESE JADE BEAD NECKLACE20TH CENTURYthe graduated beads with a white metal clasp ...[more]

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CHINESE SOAPSTONE VASELATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURYthe slender neck with twin scroll handles, the

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CHINESE SOAPSTONE VASELATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURYthe slender neck with twin scroll handles, the ovoid sides carved in high relief with a bloss...

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ARCHAIC STYLE JADE RHYTONgreen jade with light brown and russet inclusions, carved with three

Lot 58

ARCHAIC STYLE JADE RHYTONgreen jade with light brown and russet inclusions, carved with three lingzhi dragons, one forming the handle, another ca...

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GROUP OF SIX JADE CARVINGScomprising: a pale celadon jade bamboo stem among lingzhi fungus; a

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GROUP OF SIX JADE CARVINGScomprising: a pale celadon jade bamboo stem among lingzhi fungus; a celadon jade belt buckle shaped as a ruyi head; a g...

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TWO CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUESthe first carved in low relief on one side with Immortals in a

Lot 60

TWO CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUESthe first carved in low relief on one side with Immortals in a mountainous landscape beside a lake; the secon...

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TWO CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUESboth carved in low relief on both sides, with panels of figures

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TWO CELADON JADE RECTANGULAR PLAQUESboth carved in low relief on both sides, with panels of figures and panels of inscriptions in seal script, en...

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CELADON JADE PLAQUEpierced and carved with rectangular panels surmounted by double happiness

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CELADON JADE PLAQUEpierced and carved with rectangular panels surmounted by double happiness characters and stylised phoenix, with boys on one si...

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CELADON JADE PENDANTof rounded rectangular form, carved in low relief on one side with a boy among

Lot 63

CELADON JADE PENDANTof rounded rectangular form, carved in low relief on one side with a boy among peaches and on the reverse with an inscription...

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