Pending***A carved yellow jade censer and cover in the form of a mythical beast  20th century
Lot 5125
A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover 20th century
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
£12,000 - 18,000
Auction Details
A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover  20th century
Lot Details
Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A mythical beast-form yellow jade censer and cover
20th century
The horned beast standing on stout legs, its body forming the vessel of the censer, decorated with raised design of archaistic scroll patterns and two zoomorphic figures, the head forming the cover with an opening at the beast's mouth for the incense smoke; the stone of yellow tone, displaying russet patches of inclusions and natural fissure lines.
8in (20.4cm) high
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  1. Angela Lee
    Auction Administration - Asian Art
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