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Large Jadeite Covered Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
980
Sold for:
$7,703$6,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Large Jadeite Covered Vase, China, of flattened square hu shape, raised on a pedestal foot, each side carved in relief with a wide band of kui dragons, above a narrow band of cicada blades, flanked by classic scroll lugs, the waisted neck flanked by dragon-head lugs with pendants, the domed cover surmounted by a coiling dragon, the stone of semi-translucent white and emerald-green color with minor russet markings, ht. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Hairline along the neck

Keywords

China, Chinese culture, Cicada, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Kui, Lug

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