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A PALE JADE CELADON WINE POT AND COVER
17TH CENTURY

carved in hexagonal section, with a ear-shaped handle and faceted spout, carved to the sides with shou characters and lotus, with lingzhi to the handle and spout, with a 'jinlian baoxiang' sealmark to the base


18cm., 7 1/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

Jinlian baoxiang, or 'precious appearance of golden lotus' can either have a Buddhist connotation or refer to a beautiful woman, with golden lotus being often an expression for the small bound feet.

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