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    Sale 1976

    Fine Chinese Ceramics And Works Of Art

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 470

    A WELL-CARVED GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER AND WHITE JADE STAND

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

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    A WELL-CARVED GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER AND WHITE JADE STAND
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
    The compressed body of the censer raised on three truncated conical supports and well carved in low relief with entwined archaistic bird motifs separated by shou-character flanges, with a pair of taotie-mask handles suspending loose rings, the cover with similar bands of conjoined dragons below a circular handle surmounted by a coiled dragon, the stone of mottled spinach-green color; the pierced white jade stand well carved as three ruyi heads projecting from a central flowerhead flanked by leaves
    6¾ in. (17.1 cm.) across handles


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    Provenance

    Sotheby's, New York, 28 May 1991, lot 31.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION