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Jade Covered Vessel

Auction:
2843B
Lot:
283
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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2843B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 19, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Jade Covered Vessel, China, flattened rectangular shape with angled shoulders and tapering sides, resting on a short rectangular stem foot, each side of the body decorated in bas relief with taotie masks and archaic scrolls in rows, the rectangular straight mouth with two carved mythical animal mask handles with a loose ring, the cover decorated with taotie masks alternating with two-bird scroll designs, topped with a finial in the shape of two facing animal heads, pale celadon stone with russet markings and white inclusions, ht. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $15,000-20,000

in good condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Celadon, Chinese pottery, Ding, Gu, Shang dynasty, Taotie

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