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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 518

    A GREYISH-CELADON JADE CENSER AND COVER

    18TH CENTURY

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    A GREYISH-CELADON JADE CENSER AND COVER
    18TH CENTURY
    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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    Provenance

    Property from a Private American Collection, assembled prior to 1960.