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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A LARGE WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' VASE
QING DYNASTY
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PROPERTY FROM AN AMERICAN PRIVATE COLLECTION

A LARGE WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' VASE
QING DYNASTY
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A LARGE WHITE JADE 'DRAGON' VASE
QING DYNASTY
of fanggu-form, the bulbous central section carved with taotie masks, upright cicada blades accentuating the flared neck, the lower section of the vase enveloped in turbulent waves carved in high relief, a scaly dragon emerging from the watery depths in pursuit of a 'flaming pearl' suspended in the creature's ascending breath, the milky-white stone with buff mottling and dark brown markings, wood stand (2)
Height 10 3/8  in., 26.3 cm
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Provenance

Collection of Joseph J. Schedel (d. 1981), Ohio.
Christie's New York, 2nd December 1989, lot 245.
S. Bernstein & Co., San Francisco.

Important Chinese Art

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