A lapis lazuli conjoint double vase
Lot 5091
An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase
Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium
Auction Details
An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase
Lot Details
Property from an East Coast Private Collection
An unusual lapis lazuli conjoined double vase
Rendered as two full-shouldered vases conjoining at the sides, decorated with a wide band filled with taotie masks and abstract archaistic images carved in relief against a key-fret patterned ground, both the mouth and foot rims encircled with borders of further key-fret decoration, the conforming domed cover with raised leaf petal design surrounding two globular form finials; the large boulder dominated by deep blue with variegated stripes and scattered with numerous gold flecks.
11in (28cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    originally from the Joseph Levine Collection in the United Kingdom; acquired by the current owner in the 1970s
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