• 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 254

    AN ARCHAISTIC INLAID BRONZE FACETED JAR AND COVER, FANGHU

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

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    Estimate

    AN ARCHAISTIC INLAID BRONZE FACETED JAR AND COVER, FANGHU
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    Decorated with a band of taotie masks between pendent blades below and pairs of dragons confronted on masks applied to the shoulder on two sides and on stylized dragon handles on the narrow sides, with a further small handle on the lower body on one side, with flanges dividing the sides and at the corners, the cover decorated en suite, all inlaid in silver and gold and with green and reddish-brown patination
    17 1/8 in. (43.8 cm.) high, wood stand


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