An archaisitc pale green jade 'dragon' vase, Qing dynasty, 19th century | 清十九世紀 青玉雕仿古饕餮螭龍紋尊
An archaisitc pale green jade 'dragon' vase
Qing dynasty, 19th century
of quadrangular zun form, carved in low relief with a stylized taotie to the central bulb, set to one side with a pierced handle entwined with a dragon clambering up over the rim, the other side carved in openwork with a chilong in pursuit of a 'Flaming Pearl', wood stand (2)
Height 6 ⅛ in., 15.5 cm
Possible loss to one of the ridges on the spine of the dragon. Some scattered minor chips and nicks to the extremities, as can be expected. The stone with some minor natural fissures.
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Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 11th-12th January 1949, lot 281.
Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 13th November 1970, lot 136.
Collection of Dr. Allen O. Battle, Ph.D (1927-2020).
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Canadian International Trade Fair, Toronto, 1948.