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    Sale 2267

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    18 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 454

    A GREEN JADE CENSER AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A GREEN JADE CENSER AND COVER
    The rounded sides carved in crisp low relief with the 'Three Friends of Winter' (pine, bamboo and prunus), flanked by a pair of upright curved handles topped by animal masks and raised on a shallow pedestal foot, the domed cover intricately pierced and carved with a band of leafy peony scroll above a band of chrysanthemum scroll, all below the hollow flower-form knop, the stone of rich moss-green tone
    8 in. (20.2 cm.) across


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    Provenance

    Frank H. Fulford Collection, Leeds, England.
    The House of Jade, New York, May 1959.