CHINESE MING WATER HOLDER
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Item is in unworn or unused condition and there are no visible imperfections.
The item is in exceptional pre-owned condition and shows almost no signs of wear with very few imperfections.
The item is in excellent pre-owned condition and shows minimal signs of wear with minor imperfections detailed in the condition report.
The item is in very good condition and shows one or two noticeable signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in good pre-owned condition and shows some general signs of wear or patina relative to its age.
The item is in fair pre-owned condition and shows overall wear or patina relative to its age.
We offer this exceptional and large antique/vintage Chinese carved mythical beast with a removable head revealing a compartment dating from the 19th or early to mid 20th century. The large and unusual beast is carved with a winged dragon shaped body, a lion tail and a phoenix bird head. The green jade figure is well carved with excellent detail. It stands on four carved bird like claws with relief carved wings and scales to the body. The removable head is carved with a large hook beak and the beast is carved from a celadon coloured jade with brown inclusions. The carving is not marked but some retains some old collectors paper labels to the side.
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