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A PALE YELLOW JADE 'TAOTIE' VASE AND COVER
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A PALE YELLOW JADE 'TAOTIE' VASE AND COVER

EARLY 19TH CENTURY

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A PALE YELLOW JADE 'TAOTIE' VASE AND COVER
EARLY 19TH CENTURY
The vase is decorated with three loose-ring lingzhi handles to the neck and shoulder separated by a leaf band above a wide band of taotie masks in low relief amongst c-scrolls above a petal band. The cover is similarly decorated with loose-ring lingzhi handles separated by ruyi-heads and is surmounted by a floral finial. The stone is of a pale yellow tone with a fine russet vein.
5 in. (12.5 cm.) high overall
Provenance
Private European collection.
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