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A jade sword slide. Ming. photo Bonhams

The stone of pale green hue with russet inclusions, the surface with a dimpled finsh, 7.8cm wide. Estimate: £300 - 400

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A jade sword slide. Ming. photo Bonhams

The stone of pale green hue with dark russet inclusions, the surface with archaistic design, 9.5cm wide. Estimate: £300 - 400

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A jade sword slide. Ming. photo Bonhams

The stone of pale green hue, the surface with archaistic scroll design, 6.5cm wide. Estimate: £300 - 400

Bonhams. Asian Art including a large single owner collection, European Glass and Ceramics,, 7 Jul 2010 to 8 Jul 2010 Edinburgh www.bonhams.com