13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 10,625
Estimate GBP 7,000 - GBP 9,000
A GREYISH-CELADON JADE CENSER AND COVER
The censer is carved and pierced with phoenix-head and loose ring handles, the exterior carved in high relief with taotie masks above a stepped base. The one piece domed cover is similarly decorated, carved in high relief and surmounted with a dragon finial. The stone is of a greyish-celadon tone with inclusions.
6 7/8 in. (17.4 cm.) diam., fitted carved wood stand
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Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.
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