19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 43,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 18,000
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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Sotheby's, New York, 28 May 1991, lot 31.
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