12 May 2009,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 12,500
A JADEITE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, GUANG
The central square shaped section carved with taotie masks and bats, between stiff leaves and an archaistic dragon, the handle formed by a coiled chilong clambering to the mouth opposite a phoenix perched below lingzhi suspending a loose-ring, the domed cover with taotie, the stone of a pale tone with apple-green and russet areas
7¾ in. (19.6 cm.) high, wood stand (2)
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Monsieur F. Langweil, Paris.