Description: in the shape of flattened vase, bulbous body gently waisted to the banded rim, raised on slightly splayed foot base, two animal masks flanked to the neck holding free rings, carved in relief with taotie mask decorated under the rim. One smaller vase adjacent to one side, wrapped with robe suspending the over flowing ribbon. The nephrite jade shows skillful carving, of an attractive grayish-celadon color with moist milky appearance, and some golden russet patches of natural inclusions.
Dimensions: Dimension: 177.8mm H x 127mm W Weight:815.2g
Date: Qing Dynasty
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: The items that we have the privilege of marketing for our consignor come with some history, These items are reported to have been purchased from The Revelations Antique shop operated by Kurt Kjellin for more than 40 years. The consignor on numerous business trips to New York would visit the East Village shop to find rare and unique items to add to his personal collection.
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