Lot 204: CELADON JADE LIBATION CUP QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY 14.5cm long
November 8, 2016
London, United KingdomLive Auction
CELADON JADE LIBATION CUP
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
carved in high relief to the exterior with two kuilong dragons with their jaws and front paws on the rim of the cup, forming the handles, the translucent stone of a greyish celadon tone
- Good overall condition with some tiny rim nibbles
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The Collection of Professor J.E.Webb (1915-2011) (for more information on Professor Webb, please see lot 223), acquired from William Clayton Fine Chinese Jade, Porcelain and Oriental Works of Art, with original receipt dated 29th January 1972.