London, South Kensington
4 November 2014
A CELADON JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE, HU
The vase is carved with four openwork dragon handles and two animal-mask handles. The body is carved to the lower section with taotie masks, to the middle with raised nodes, and to the top part with ruyi heads, all divided by vertical flanges. The stone is of a celadon tone.
7 in. (17.7 cm.) high overall, including wood stand
With Liberty and Co., London, 16 June 1960.
Private English Collection acquired between 1950 and 1990.
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