A rare Yue celadon 'bird' box and cover Five Dynasties

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Lot 125
A rare Yue celadon 'bird' box and cover
Five Dynasties

Sold for £ 27,562 (US$ 35,995) inc. premium

Asian Art

28 Jul 2020, 10:00 BST

London, Knightsbridge

A rare Yue celadon 'bird' box and cover
Five Dynasties
The circular box with a flattened cover in the form of a stylised bird with crested head and extending tail, the wings tucked neatly at the sides, incised to simulate the plumage.
11cm. (4.3/8in) long.

Footnotes

  • The Professor Conrad Harris Collection of Early Chinese Art, formed in the late 1990's to early 2000's.

    Provenance: Berwald Oriental Art, 19 September 2002 (invoice).
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