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A fine Mughal style jade oval cup. Photo Bonhams.

Exquisitely carved with six petals forming the edges of the vessel, each rendered with a single blossom in low relief set off by an acanthus leaf-form handle at one at one end, the pale white stone carved to a paper thin translucent surface. 5 3/4in (14.6cm) long. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 25,000 (€11,000 - 18,000)

Provenance: Robin Turner, 2003
Private Collection, Chicago, Illinois
Property from the Harold E. Stack Collection of Chinese Jades

Bonhams. FINE CHINESE WORKS OF ART. San Francisco. 17 Dec 2013 - www.bonhams.com