• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1099

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CENSER AND COVER

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A FINELY CARVED WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC CENSER AND COVER
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Raised on a short, circular foot, the sides carved in low relief with taotie masks centered on a narrow flange, beneath a monster mask at the grooved rim, interrupted by a pair of elaborate handles issuing from stylized animal masks, the domed cover carved en suite below a circular finial with out-turned rim carved with lotus lappets
    6½ in. (16.5 cm.) across handles, wood stand, two Japanese wood boxes


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