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Three archaistic jade vessels and a group of six archaistic jade carvings
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 USD
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48
Three archaistic jade vessels and a group of six archaistic jade carvings
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 14,400 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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New York

Three archaistic jade vessels and a group of six archaistic jade carvings
comprising three cong each of square section with short circular foot and rim, including: one of celadon and russet nephrite with plain sides, possibly Song dynasty; a tall cong of greyish-green nephrite with brown-black streaks laterally incised to the four corners with banded divisions; and a small cong similarly incised at the corners; together with a long ceremonial axe blade of irregular trapezoidal form with multiple piercings; a large pointed celadon jade knife blade, a russet axe blade with flared sides and lobed edge; a flattened reticulated zoomorphic plaque; and a pair of slender rectangular plaques incised with scrolls (9)
Largest cong 5 1/4 in., 13.5 cm
Largest blade 16 in., 40.7 cm
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Provenance

Smallest cong:
Personal Collection of Warren E. Cox, New York (by label).

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

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New York