London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A pale celadon jade baluster vase, 18th Century
of flattened form, carved to the neck with four loose-ring beast-head handles, the two wide rounded sides decorated in low relief with archaistic taotie mask designs, the flaring foot with a raised central band formed as twin twisted cords -- 6 1/8in. (17.5cm.) high.
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