22 - 23 March 2012
Property from a Private American Collection
A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC BOWL AND A COVER
The bowl with tapering sides carved in low relief with two taotie masks reserved on a leiwen band below a band of pendent blades and key fret encircling the rim, with a pair of animal mask and loop handles suspending loose rings, the domed cover carved with four taotie masks on a leiwen ground separated by notched flanges, which also divide the masks below four arched scrolls that rise to the sides of the circular finial; the foot of the bowl missing
7 5/8 in. (19.3 cm.) across handles, wood stand
Stanley Charles Nott Collection.
Acquired in Washington, DC, in the early 1970s.
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S.C. Nott, Chinese Jades in The Stanley Charles Nott Collection, West Palm Beach, 1942, p. 344, no. 66.
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