A greenish jade censer and cover 18th/19th century
Lot 157*
A green jade incense burner and cover 18th/19th century
£35,000 - 50,000
US$ 59,000 - 84,000
Auction Details
A greenish jade censer and cover 18th/19th century
Lot Details
A green jade incense burner and cover
18th/19th century
The compressed body supported on a short splayed foot flanked by a pair of mythical-beast ring handles, the body delicately carved with a wide frieze of stylised taotie masks, the domed cover similarly decorated and surmounted by an openwork coiled dragon finial, the softly-polished stone of green tone, wood stand, box.
17.2cm (6 4/5in) wide (4).

Footnotes

  • 十八/十九世紀 綠玉雕饕餮紋雙獸耳活環蓋爐

    Provenance: Jade House, Hong Kong, purchased on 24 September 1962
    A Canadian private collection

    來源:1962年9月24日購於香港Jade House
    加拿大私人收藏

    A related green jade incense burner in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, is illustrated in Masterworks of Chinese Jade in the National Palace Museum, Taiwan, 1969, pl.33, as well as illustrated on the box cover of the publication.
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