An archaistic pale green jade vase and cover, feng lei 19th century
Lot 179*
An archaistic pale green jade vase and cover, feng lei
19th century
£30,000 - 40,000
US$ 50,000 - 67,000
Auction Details
An archaistic pale green jade vase and cover, feng lei 19th century An archaistic pale green jade vase and cover, feng lei 19th century
Lot Details
An archaistic pale green jade vase and cover, feng lei
19th century
Boldly and crisply carved as a flattened baluster vase, each of the two wider sides with a central animal mask in the upper decorative band above an archaic taotie mask in the lower band divided by flanges, each of the narrow sides with archaic scrolls beneath a simple rectangular-sectioned handle, the neck and foot also with taotie masks and the corners with rows of flanges, the cover similarly carved with taotie masks and flanges beneath a high stepped finial, box.
24.cm (9½in) high (3).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 青玉雕仿古獸面紋出戟方罍

    Compare a related green jade vase also with flanges and taotie mask carving, but with ring-handles, dated to the QIng Dynasty, illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade 10 Qing Dynasty, Beijing and Hefei, 2011, no.12.
Activities
Lot symbols
Contacts
  1. Christine Mitchell
    Auction Administration - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8248
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840
  2. Olivia Hamilton
    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
    Bonhams
    Work
    101 New Bond Street
    London, W1S 1SR
    United Kingdom
    Work +44 20 7468 8236
    FaxFax: +44 20 7468 5840