A group of three carved jade decorations
Lot 5040
A group of three carved hardstone decorations
Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
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Lot Details
Property from the Tacoma Art Museum
A group of three carved hardstone decorations
Including a pair of mottled greenish-white jadeite cups of square section with opposing trapezoidal walls carved in relief with shou-characters alternating with reticulated triple-scroll handles; the third an archaistic serpentine bell with elaborately scrolled hanging loop, the oval sectioned walls raised in high relief with alternating bands of raised circular bosses and taotie masks, the matrix of mottled light and dark gray-green with extensive russet staining and some natural fissure lines (chipped).
2 3/4in (7cm) width of cups
5 7/8in (15cm) height of bell

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Gift of Colonel John and Mrs. Mary Young
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