Lot 569
  • 569

A BEIGE JADE 'CHAMPION' VASE MING DYNASTY |

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
26,250 USD
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Description

  • Height 2 7/8  in., 7.3 cm
carved as a pair of archaistic cups, each decorated with a wide band of bosses between a band of stylized dragons and upright ruyi heads, conjoined by a heavenly bird grasping a circular ring in its beak, the wings spread wide, standing on a chilong which curls through the base to the reverse side, the softly polished stone with an attractive pale gray tinge and patches of sugar-brown

Provenance

Collection of Grace Brown Palmer (1882-1966).
Gifted to The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1967 (acc. no. 1967.95a-b).
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