WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 5044: A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER

Magnificent Asian Works of Art

by California Asian Art Auction Gallery USA

December 10, 2016

El Monte, CA, USA

Live Auction
Sold
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
  • A JADE CARVED 'LUDUAN' BEAST CENSER
   
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: The censer is carved as a luduan standing with four legs ending in clawed feet. The detachable cover is modelled as the head of the ferocious beast with jaws agape and teeth bared, the beast with finely incised mane and tail flying behind, the stone is of white tone to the front half body and with russet skin to the rear half body. Ming Dynasty period.

Notes: Jade luduan censer of this size is relatively rare. Compare a smaller piece sold in Christie's Hong Kong in April 5, 2015, Lot 259; also compare a smaller piece sold in this room on September 10, 2016, Lot 3094.

Provenance: Property from a private Los Angeles collection

Dimensions: Height: 5 in (12.7 cm) Width: 4 1/4 in (10.8 cm)

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)