Lot 317
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A WHITE JADE 'DRAGON'-HANDLED CUP MING DYNASTY 

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
Sold
40,000 USD
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Description

the thin, bell-shaped sides supported on a low, straight foot, carved to either side with a dragon-form double-loop handle, the scaly beast standing on two feet, arching its back, and grasping the rim in its mouth, the long tail curling below forming the second loop, inscribed a with later-added Qianlong four-character mark to the base and a Jiaqing mark to the outside of the foot, the stone a milky white color with opaque white and scattered russet inclusions
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