1843
1843

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT ASIAN COLLECTION

A FINE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,000,0007,000,000
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1843

PROPERTY FROM AN IMPORTANT ASIAN COLLECTION

A FINE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
5,000,0007,000,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A FINE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the globular censer finely carved with a band of archaistic taotie masks defined by raised lines, flanked by a pair of upright scrolling handles in openwork, all resting on three short curled feet decorated with ruyi heads, the domed cover carved with a similar band of archaistic taotie motif surmounted by an intricate openwork coiled dragon, the stone of milky white tone with natural veins and inclusions
Quantity: 2
15.8 cm., 6 1/4 in.
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Provenance

Sotheby's Hong Kong, 19th November 1986, lot 366.
Christie's Hong Kong, 30th October 1995, lot 1253.

Catalogue Note

The form of the present lot is unusual for its tall body. For a white jade censer with similar decorations and flared handles but with a more compressed body, see Humphrey Hui, Tina Pang, and Michael Liu, Virtuous Treasures: Chinese Jades for the Scholar's Table, The University of Hong Kong, 2008, no. 11.

FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART

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