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Jade Censer

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
1578
Sold for:
$889$750

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

Description:

Jade Censer, China, the rounded body supported on tripod cabriole foo dog mask feet, carved with stylized taotie masks to the sides, flanked by dragon head handles suspending jump rings, the domed cover with taotie masks, three ruyi lugs with pendants, and a large chilong finial, the stone of pale yellow celadon color, ht. 10 in.
Estimate $400-600

Natural fissures to the jade

Keywords

Jade Censer, China, Celadon, Chinese art, Chinese ceramics, Ruyi, Shang Dynasty, Taotie, Zhou Dynasty

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