Lot 572
  • 572

AN ARCHAISTIC SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY |

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
25,000 USD
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Description

  • Height 5 1/4  in., 13 cm
the compressed body rising from three stepped cylindrical legs to a short waisted neck and everted rim, the exterior finely carved in relief with a pair of archaistic taotie motifs divided by six symmetrical vertical flanges, flanked by a pair of upright curved handles each pierced with a rectangular aperture, the cover similarly carved and surmounted by a reticulated coiled dragon finial, the smoothly polished stone mottled with dark speckles (2)

Provenance

Collection of Samuel. M (1830-1914) and Matilda (1837-1912) Nickerson. 
Gifted to The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, in 1900 (acc. no. 1900.759).

Literature

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. Nickerson: presented to The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1900, cat. no. 110.
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