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    Sale 12291

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Textiles Part I

    9 November 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 533

    A PALE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE
    18TH CENTURY
    The vase is carved with a taotie mask between two flanges. The neck is decorated with an archaistic band of stiff leaves and the foot with pendant lappets. The stone is of a pale tone with some minor cloudy inclusions.
    4 ½ in. (10.8 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Christie's South Kensington, 9 November 2012, lot 1188.