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March 19, 2016 11:00 AMCalender

Pair of Blue and Green Dragon Jars

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2885BLocation: BostonDate / Time: March 19, 2016 11:00AM


Pair of Blue and Green Dragon Jars, China, 19th century, ovoid, the sides decorated with two dragons and pearls amidst clouds, a band of the "Eight Buddhist Emblems" at the shoulders and a lappet border at the foot rim, six-character Daoguang mark on base, with carved openwork wood stands, ht. 7 3/4 in.

Provenance: Descended through the family of Ames Nowell of Massachusetts.

Note: Similar pair sold at Christie's London, July 15, 2005, Lot 28.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

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