Lot 207
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AN ARCHAISTIC CELADON JADE YI-FORM VESSEL MING DYNASTY |

Estimate
5,000 - 7,000 USD
Sold
11,250 USD
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Description

the rounded body of oval section set over a conforming foot and rising to an everted rim, the rim extending at one end for pouring, the opposite end set with a scrolling loop handle, the exterior sides with a central register of raised bosses divided by vertical flanges imitating those on ancient bronze ritual vessels, the stone a pale green color flecked with icy white inclusions and fine russet veins

Provenance

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Ivan B. Hart.
Weisbrod Chinese Art Ltd., New York, 26th September 2002.

Literature

Robert P. Youngman, The Youngman Collection of Chinese Jades from Neolithic to Qing, Chicago, 2008, pl. 208.

Catalogue Note

Compare a Ming dynasty yellowish white jade vessel of this form, but with its cover, in the collection of the Tianjin Museum of Art, published in Zhongguo bowuguan congshu: Tiajinshi yishu bowuguan [Chinese Museums Series: Tianjin City Art Museum], vol. 6, Beijing, 1984, pl. 204; and a Ming dynasty white jade example with plain sides and a chilong-form handle in the collection of the Freer Sackler Galleries, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C., acc. no. S1987.726.
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