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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 87

    A CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, FANGDING

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, FANGDING
    18TH CENTURY
    The rectangular vessel raised on four tall tubular legs surmounted by lion masks, each side carved in relief with taotie masks, with tall angular handles at the mouth rim, the faceted cover with further taotie and surmounted by a coiled dragon, the stone of a greyish-celadon tone
    5½ in. (14 cm.) wide


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the late 19th century, and hence by descent