3730
3730
A GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC EAR CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
80,000100,000
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3730
A GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC EAR CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
Estimate
80,000100,000
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art

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A GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC EAR CUP
LATE MING DYNASTY
of oval section, worked with rounded sides resting on a galleried splayed foot, the exterior densely decorated with a frieze of scrollwork between rope-twist bands, interrupted by a pair of loop handles, each surmounted by a mythical beast mask, the base incised with a four-character inscription reading yongshi zhi bao, later applied with Japanese kintsugi restoration
14.9 cm, 5 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Collection of Avery Brundage (1887-1975).
Sotheby's London, 4th November 2009, lot 159.

Important Chinese Art

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Hong Kong