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    Sale 12290

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art And Textiles Part II

    13 May 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 505

    A PALE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE, GU

    16TH-17TH CENTURY

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    A PALE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE, GU
    16TH-17TH CENTURY
    The hexagonal section vase is carved to the exterior with a central band of taotie masks between upright and pendant lappets, the edges of the vessel carved in high relief with openwork dragon flanges and further plain flanges. The stone is of a mottled pale celadon tone with creamy white, grey and russet flecks and inclusions.
    8 1/8 in. (20.7 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

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