• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

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

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1151

    THREE MOTTLED GREEN JADE VESSELS

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    THREE MOTTLED GREEN JADE VESSELS
    Comprising a tripod incense burner and cover carved with taotie bands and with mask and ring handles suspending loose rings; a vase for incense tools, also carved with a taotie band; and a circular box and cover carved on top with a flower sprig; the vase and box with green jade stands
    Incense burner 7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) across handles; vase 5½ in. (14 cm.) high; box 3 3/8 in. (8.6 cm.) diam., painted stand for the censer (3)


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    Provenance

    The Estate of Caroline B. Carter; Sotheby's, New York, 29 November 1993, lot 45.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION


    Exhibited

    Chinese Beauty & Elegance: Collecting and Connoisseurship in Scholarly Taste, Las Vegas Art Museum, 29 July - 23 September 2005.