A pale green jade vessel of a bird and cover, zun Republic Period
Lot 219*
A pale green jade vessel of a bird and cover, zun
Republic Period
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 34,000 - 50,000
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A pale green jade vessel of a bird and cover, zun Republic Period A pale green jade vessel of a bird and cover, zun Republic Period
Lot Details
A pale green jade vessel of a bird and cover, zun
Republic Period
The vessel formed as the body of the bird with stylised curling wing feathers on each side leading down to the luxuriantly-swooping tail, raised on two slender legs and three-clawed feet flanking a small dragon-head, the head of the bird forming the cover crowned by a curling comb, the narrow eyes enclosed by long swirling brows, box.
17.7cm (7in) high (3).

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  • 民國 青玉雕鳥形尊
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