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Jade libation cup

Jade libation cup

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Libation cup, jade. Made in China, Ming Dynasty.

Measurements:
4 3/4 x 9 1/2 in

Provenance:
Sydney L. Moss, dealer; from whom purchased by Sir William Burrell, 21 May 1947, 55; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1947.

Manuscript sources
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1947(1), p.59: A Chinese carved pale grey green jade libation cup with a single dragon handle and carved wood stand. Ming. 4 3/4" x 9 1/2" .

What:
22_23, jades, libation cups

Who:
Dealer, Sydney L. Moss

Dates:
Sold by Sydney L. Moss 1947.

Periods:
IMPERIAL CHINA
Ming, 1368-1644

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