London, South Kensington
7 December 2000
A mottled jade vase and cover
of flattened baluster shape, with scrolling dragon and loose-ring handles, decorated in relief with taotie masks and stiff leaves, the cover with ball finial between similar handles -- 7¾in. (19.6cm.) high; and a celadon jade serpentine vase and cover, with dragon handle, carved in relief with taotie masks and stiff leaves, the cover with mythical beast-head terminal, on a shaped foot and wood stand -- 6in. (15.3cm.) long, (minor chips).
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