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AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON AND RUSSET JADE BELL
SONG - MING DYNASTY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
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69
AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON AND RUSSET JADE BELL
SONG - MING DYNASTY
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 20,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON AND RUSSET JADE BELL
SONG - MING DYNASTY
of pointed oval section, the body broadening toward the arched incurved mouth, each side bisected by a raised vertical flange and carved in low relief with archaistic motifs including a broad register enclosing a fantastic beast mask with wide eyes, exposed fangs, and bovine horns, followed by narrower registers of C-curls, keyfret, bosses, and rope-twist patterns, all surmounted by an integral suspension loop in the form of a double-beast, the stone a pale celadon color with areas and veins of opaque russet, Lucite stand (2)
Height 5 3/8  in., 13.5 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 19th October 1984. 
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 262.

Literature

Roger Keverne, ed., Jade, London, 1995, p. 13, fig. 10.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York