19 - 20 September 2013
A WHITE JADE GLOBULAR CENSER AND COVER
The globular body is raised on a ring foot, and is flanked by a pair of wide scroll handles formed by horned dragon heads issuing vapor. The domed cover has a flat button finial. The well-polished, semi-translucent stone has some opaque white mottling in the base and foot, and on one side where there is some added russet color.
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) across handles, wood stand
Stanley Charles Nott (1902-1969).
R.H. Norton (1875-1953), Palm Beach, Florida, acquired 1941-1953.
Beatrice Norton-Richards (1920-2001), and thence by descent within the family.
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Stanley Charles Nott, A Catalogue of Rare Chinese Jade Carvings, Palm Beach Florida, 1940, p. 18, no. 20 (not illustrated).
Palm Beach, Florida, Stanley Charles Nott, Chinese Jade Carvings, 1940, no. 20.
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