Lot 165: 玛瑙浮雕兽面纹双龙耳四叠鋀 A Well carved Four-Tiered Agate, Dou, Ritual Vessel with Cover
December 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
A Well carved Four-Tiered Agate, Dou, Ritual Vessel with Cover
Potted as stacking bowls supported on a splayed base, each tier is carved in low relief with taotie masks, flanked by loop handles and surmounted by a bixie bud finial on the cover. The semi translucent stone finely hollowed with natural inclusions.
Height: 20½ in (52.1 cm)
Weight: 2917 g