AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON JADE CUP WITH 'CHILONG' HANDLES, LATE QING DYNASTY
AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON JADE CUP WITH 'CHILONG' HANDLES
LATE QING DYNASTY
wood stand (2)
Width 4¼ in., 10.8 cm
There are chips to the crests of the dragon heads, and small chips and nicks to the rim, foot, and handles. Several pale brown fissures to the stone. Old label reading 'Ming Dynasty' affixed to the base.
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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Collection of Edith J. Haas (1883-1972), and thence by descent.