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A very fine jade censer and cover
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT
40
A very fine jade censer and cover
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period
Estimate
80,000120,000
LOT SOLD. 108,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A very fine jade censer and cover
Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

magnificently carved, the deep-bodied vessel of compressed globular form, set on each side with dragon-mask loop handles suspending loose rings, supported on three ball feet embellished with low relief floral sprays issuing from monster-mask heads, the domed cover surmounted by an undercut and extremely well articulated snarling five-clawed dragon with slender coiled body, the lustrous stone of pale celadon tone subtly mottled with white inclusions, wood stand (3)


Quantity: 3
Width 8 1/4 in., 21 cm
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Provenance

Warren E. Cox, New York.

Catalogue Note

The present vase is carved from stone of exceptionally good quality and color.  Compare a closely related censer and cover with Buddhist lion knop, included in the National Museum of History, Taiwan, exhibition Jade: Ch’ing Dynasty Treasures, Taipei, 1997, no. 80; another illustrated in The Splendor of Jade. Four Thousand Years of the Art of Chiense Jade Carving, New York, 1974, pl. 36; and one illustrated in Stanley Charles Nott, A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings, Palm Beach, 1940, no. 125.  See also one sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 25th April 2004, lot 359; and one carved with phoenix ring handles sold at Christie’s Hong Kong, 1st November 2004, lot 1025.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York