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Spinach Jade Gui Vessel

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1542
Sold for:
$6,518$5,500

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

Description:

Spinach Jade Gui Vessel, China, 19th century, in the shape of an archaic jade vessel gui, carved in medium relief with stylized taotie masks to each side, flanked by angular scroll handles with dragon heads, the softly polished stone of semi-translucent mossy green tone with dark mottling, ht. 4 5/8, dia. 6 1/4 in.

Estimate $1,000-1,500

Nicks to the edges

Keywords

Jade Gui Vessel, China, gui, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Taotie

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