• Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art auction at Christies

    Sale 5812

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles

    6 November 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 137

    A PALE CELADON AND GREY JADE HU VASE AND COVER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON AND GREY JADE HU VASE AND COVER, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    of flattened baluster shape, with twin cylindrical handles to shoulder, carved in low relief to the neck with archaistic taotie masks, the cover with scrolling design -- 7in. (17.8cm.) high.


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    Provenance

    Plesch collection (Hv 18l); acquired from Spinks, London, 1980.