A ROCK CRYSTAL 'LONGEVITY' DOUBLE-VASE GROUP, QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
A ROCK CRYSTAL 'LONGEVITY' DOUBLE-VASE GROUP
QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY
carved in openwork as wisps of clouds swirling upward and culminating in lingzhi-form plumes, to one side a crane alighting upon a cloud and a bat soaring nearby, a further crane laying across the top of the vase, fitted wood stand with silver wire inlay (2)
Height 8⅛ in., 20.6 cm
The vase is in overall good condition with only minor chips and nicks.
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Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
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Collection of Kano Oshima (circa 1868-1955).
American Art Association, New York, 7th February 1918, lot 121.
Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent.
Kano Oshima (約1868-1955) 收藏
William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) 收藏，此後家族傳承