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283 Jade Covered Vessel, China, flattened rectangular shape with angled shoulders and tapering sides, resting on a short rectangular stem foot, each side of the body decorated in bas relief with taotie masks and archaic scrolls in rows, the rectangular straight mouth with two carved mythical animal mask handles with a loose ring, the cover decorated with taotie masks alternating with two-bird scroll designs, topped with a finial in the shape of two facing animal heads, pale celadon stone with russet markings and white inclusions, ht. 9 1/2 in. $15,000-20,000

285 Jade Carving of a Qilin, China, seated with the tip of its two-pronged tail touching its mouth, pale celadon stone with opaque white and light yellow inclusions, ht. 7/8, wd. 2 3/8 in. $600-800

284 Jade Carving of a Pig, China, with a long tail, reclined with her two piglets with one on her back, celadon stone with wisps of white inclusions, ht. 1 5/8, wd. 3 in. $700-900

287 Two Jade Chilongs, China, each standing with curved back, roaring showing its teeth, one is slightly bigger than the other, incised details, celadon stone with yellow tint, ht. to 1 3/8, wd. to 2 1/2 in. $1,200-1,500

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286 Jade Carving of Four Peapods, China, hanging from a stem, incised details, pale celadon stone, ht. 3, wd. to 1 3/8 in. $600-800

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288 Jadeite Seal-holding Cylinder and Jade Double-face Seal, China, the cylinder, plain with a hole on top, seal missing, ht. 2 3/8; and the seal, rectangular, holding two characters each, surmounted with a carved shishi lion, with a fabric pouch, ht. 1 3/4 in. $400-600

289 Nephrite Jade Miniature Gu Vase, China, three tiered, each with eight flanges along the four edges and four sides, decorated with taotie masks on the handle, celadon stone with russet markings and white and gray inclusions, with a wood stand, ht. 4 7/8 in. $400-600

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