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Jade Covered Ewer

Auction:
2762B
Lot:
263
Sold for:
$36,900$30,000

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2762B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 22, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Jade Covered Ewer, China, elongated pear-shape with flattened sides, with a handle in the shape of a phoenix and a loose ring, the spout decorated with carved archaic motifs each side with a shou character surrounded with the Eight Buddhist symbols within a roundel, a floral spray with a bat, a double coin, and peaches to neck, the cover with an openwork ruyi design with two loose rings as the knob, splayed foot, four-character Daoguang mark to recessed base, celadon stone of yellow tint with white to gray inclusions, ht. 8 7/8 in.

Note: For a similar example, see the Qing yu feng bing zhihu at the Palace Museum, Beijing.
Estimate $30,000-35,000

in good condition.


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Jade Covered Ewer, China, Palace Museum, Beijing

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