13 November 2001
A PALE CELADON JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
The compressed globular body carved in sharp relief with archaistic taotie masks divided by two pierced dragon-head handles, resting on three short feet issuing from lion heads, the domed cover with four horses below the finial and four suspended loose rings, the translucent white stone with some inclusions, one ring restuck.
2½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
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