London, South Kensington
12 November 2004
A jadeite incense box and cover, Qianlong
of square shape on a flaring foot, each panel carved with taotie masks between ridged flanges, the foot with a stiff leaf design, the mainly pale stone mottled with darker green inclusions -- 4 1/8in. (10.4cm.) high.
ex: Cortlandt F. Bishop Collection, American Art Association Anderson Galleries inc. sale, Nov. 23rd 1935, lot 553.
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