• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1106

    A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC FLUTED GU-FORM VASE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A PALE GREYISH-GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC FLUTED GU-FORM VASE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Of barbed quatrefoil section raised on a spreading hollow foot and carved around the flared neck with four rings suspended from stylized taotie masks
    7¾ in. (19.7 cm.) high


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    A larger (33 cm.) green jade gu-form vase of similar shape, although with only two handles suspending loose rings, is in the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Zhongguo Yuqi Quanji - 6 - Qing, Hebei Meishu Chubanshe, 1991, no. 149.

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