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PROPERTY OF A LADY

A CELADON JADE 'CATFISH' MARRIAGE BOWL
QING DYNASTY, 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
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841

PROPERTY OF A LADY

A CELADON JADE 'CATFISH' MARRIAGE BOWL
QING DYNASTY, 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
Estimate
20,00030,000
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Details & Cataloguing

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A CELADON JADE 'CATFISH' MARRIAGE BOWL
QING DYNASTY, 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
carved as a wide basin with tapering sides rising from four short bracket feet, the interior carved in low relief with a pair of catfish swimming among foliage, the exterior carved with dragons in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' against a keyfret ground all below a keyfret band around the mouthrim, the sides flanked by D-form handles finely reticulated with butterflies, the stone of pale grayish celadon color with russet veining and white inclusions, wood stand (2)
Width 10 1/4  in., 26 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Nikita G. Maggos, Alton, Illinois, acquired in the 1960s-1970s, and thence by descent.

Catalogue Note

Compare to a similar example carved with twin catfish and deer handles attributed to 19th century sold in these rooms, 17th-18th March 2015, lot 339. 

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