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Pair of Jade Covered Jars

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2528B
Lot:
987
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Pair of Jade Covered Jars, China, early 20th century, each of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, carved in medium relief with stylized taotie masks, below a band of leafy blade design, and three elephant-head lugs suspending jump rings, the jade of spinach green color, with covers, ht. 4 3/8 in.
Estimate $100-150

Loss to both covers

Keywords

Jade Covered Jars, China, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Hu, Jade, Lug, Pottery, Taotie

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