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White Jade Vase

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1508
Sold for:
$21,330$18,000

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

Description:

White Jade Vase, China, 19th century, of archaic drinking vessel hu shape, each side carved with a stylized taotie mask, between leafy bands, the waisted neck flanked by dragon handles, domed cover carved with a narrow band of classic scrolls, the jade of semi-translucent white color with pale russet inclusions, carved openwork wood stand, ht. 9 1/8 in.
Estimate $800-1,200

natural fissure to the jade, light abrasion to the rim

Keywords

Jade Vase, China, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade

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