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Rose Quartz Covered Jar

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2528B
Lot:
358
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Rose Quartz Covered Jar, China, in the shape of an archaic drinking vessel hu, each side carved in low relief with a stylized taotie mask whose eyes and ears are formed by a phoenix, below a band of plantain leaves, the waisted neck flanked by mandarin duck lugs, foo dog finial atop the dome cover, ht. 11 1/2 in.
Estimate $400-600

Nicks to the rim and ridges, discoloration to the hairlines on the body

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Rose Quartz Covered Jar, China, Roofs

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