26 March 2010,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 104,500
Estimate USD 6,000 - USD 8,000
AN UNUSUAL 'CHICKEN BONE' JADE ARCHAISTIC TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
The lobed tops of the three legs carved with masks and notched flanges below an archaistic band encircling the deep oval body, with a pair of upright bail handles, and a pierced domed cover, the stone now opaque and of mottled greyish color
8 in. (20.2 cm.) high, wood stand
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Received as a gift or acquired in China or Hong Kong prior to 1937.
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF HENRY R. LUCE, BY DESCENT TO HENRY LUCE III, AND THENCE BY DESCENT TO THE CONSIGNOR
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