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SIX SMALL CHINESE ARCHAISTIC CELADON AND RUSSET JADE PENDANTS PROBABLY QING DYNASTY Formed as stylised birds, a figure, a gecko, a tiger and a rearing horse, each decorated in low relief with scrolling designs, with holes for suspension, 7.6cm max. (6) Provenance: from the collection of David Taylor (1876-1958) and thence by descent. David Taylor was a successful businessman of Scottish descent who was born in Northern Ireland. He resided in Belfast and owned various commercial buildings, shops and a farm. He also had a substantial portfolio of stocks and shares. These jade items were acquired by Taylor during his travels to East Asia in the early 20th century.

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