12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 9:00AMCalender
981

Jade Vase

$8,888$7,500
Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2528B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Jade Vase, China, Ming dynasty, 17th century, of archaic drinking vessel gu shape, carved in low relief with stylized taotie masks, separated by notched flanges, the stone of gray white color with artificial tiny black holes simulating archaic style, ht. 7 1/8 in.

N.B. See
Chinese Jade (Victoria & Albert Museum Far Eastern Series), by Ming Wilson, p. 110.
Estimate $800-1,200

Carved mark to the base

Keywords

Jade Vase, Ming Wilson, China, Victoria