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A gold ingot. Qing dynasty, circa 1750 - Photo Sotheby's

of kidney shape, stamped with a circular seal just below the rim; 5.6cm., 2 1/4 in. Estimation: 40,000 - 50,000 GBP - Lot. Vendu 49,250 GBP

PROVENANCE: The Nanking Cargo.
Christie’s Amsterdam, 28th April-2nd May 1986, lot 1816.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. London | 07 nov. 2012 www.sothebys.com