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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 453

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE GU-FORM VASE

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GREYISH-GREEN JADE GU-FORM VASE
    19TH CENTURY
    Carved in Mughal style in shallow relief with fomalized foliate sprays on the mid-section between key-fret borders and with foliate-filled leaf-shaped lappets on the pedestal foot and flared neck, with loose rings suspended from curled leaves or flower stems on the narrow sides and below the mouth rim, the translucent stone of grey-green color with some russet coloring and opaque buff mottling
    11 3/8 in. (28.9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    T.B. Walker Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, no. 76.
    Collection of the T.B. Walker Foundation; Sotheby's, New York, 19-20 October 1988, lot 208.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A LADY


    Literature

    Jades of the T.B. Walker Collection at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, p. 42, pl. XII, and p. 64, no. 76.