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Lot 0588
Chinese Spinach Jade Cup

likely second half 19th century, in the archaic style, the slightly tapering body carved to the exterior with taotie designs between scroll borders, raised on short tripod legs carved to depict rams' heads, with single dragon-form handle.
h. 2-3/4", w. 2-1/2"


There are two partial hairline cracks (1-1/2" and 1/2") to the interior of the cup that do not extend through to the exterior. The bottom of the cup has two tiny "flea bite" chips and some abrading to the edge. Cup also has a "Sotheby's" sticker on the interior.

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Chinese Spinach Jade Cup

Estimate $3,000 - $5,000Dec 8, 2018