AN APPLE-GREEN JADEITE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER, QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
AN APPLE-GREEN JADEITE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH / EARLY 20TH CENTURY
清十九世紀末 / 二十世紀初 翠玉雕花卉紋龍耳活環鳳凰牡丹鈕三足蓋爐
the deep, rounded lower section supported on three beast-mask-form feet and surmounted by a galleried rim, the exterior carved in high relief with flowering foliate scroll, the shoulder set with a pair of openwork dragon-head loop handles each suspending a loose ring, the domed cover surmounted by an openwork design of a phoenix perched on a twisting branch of blossoming peony with five loose rings suspended around the sides, the stone a vivid emerald-green with translucent white inclusions, wood stand (3)
Width 7½ in., 19 cm
The censer and cover are in overall good condition, with only a couple minute nicks and minor expected wear where the loose rings are suspended.
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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.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Collection of the family of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent.
William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) 家族收藏，此後家族傳承