19 September 2007
A GREENISH-WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER
The flattened baluster vase of oval section raised on a pedestal foot and carved on each side in low relief with a taotie mask panel above a band of pendent blades, with a dragon pursuing a flaming pearl carved in high relief on the shoulder, and a phoenix seated on the cover, the greenish-white stone with some opaque white inclusions
11 3/8 in. (29 cm.) high, wood stand
The Property of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Christie's, New York, 23 June 1983, lot 286.
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