A GREEN JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' VASE AND A COVER
A GREEN JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' VASE AND A COVER
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A GREEN JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' VASE AND A COVER

QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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A GREEN JADE 'MYTHICAL BEAST' VASE AND A COVER
QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
The vase is decorated on either side with taotie masks below pendent lappets on the neck, which is flanked by angular scroll-form handles. The vase is supported on the back of a mythical winged beast standing on a shaped base. The stone is of a greyish-green tone with speckles of black and white.
6 1⁄4 in. (15.7 cm.) high
Provenance
J.P. Morgan Collection, by repute.
Archie Shore Galleries, Chicago, 21 January 1957, lot 380.
Private American collection, acquired prior to 1960.

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