• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 129

    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE AND A COVER

    Price Realised  

    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE AND A COVER
    Of oval section and raised on a pedestal foot, both sides carved in low relief with a taotie mask amidst small scrolls and within narrow borders, the waisted neck carved with pendent blades and flanked by a pair of scroll handles, with upright blades on the cover below the oval knop, apocryphal Qianlong mark inscribed inside the foot
    6 1/16 in. (15.4 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Private Philadelphia collection, c. 1960s.