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A RARE PALE CELADON JADE WATERPOT

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Estimate: HK$250,000 - HK$300,000
ca. US$32,141 - US$38,570
Price realised:  HK$667,500
ca. US$85,818
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A RARE PALE CELADON JADE WATERPOT
A RARE PALE CELADON JADE WATERPOT MING DYNASTY, 16TH CENTURY With steep sides rising to a rounded shoulder and oval everted mouth, carved in high relief around the sides with three vigorous contorted chilong , each grasping a ruyi in its mouth, their front paws resting on a band of cloud scrolls encircling the shoulder of the waterpot, all resting on a ruyi cloud apron foot, the recessed base unusually carved with two bats in flight amidst clouds 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) wide, stand

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2007
Address: Christie's
27 November 2007, Hong Kong