Lot 22: FINE PAIR OF PENTA-POD MARIAGE BOWL ON STAND
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: VERY FINE pair of marriage bowl, with a slightly flared mouth rim rising from rounded sides, supported with five cabriole short legs suspended from animal masks, joined by stretcher over a circle framed medallion gracefully adorned with open carving floral motif. The exterior are finely carved with key fret pattern. Beautifully presented upon carved hardwood stands. The Nephrite jade shows pale-celadon clean even tone, with moist milky appearance.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: Acquired by a private collector in Europe at a charity fund raising auction that was hosted by a prominent business leader from the Frederiksberg Denmark area. The benefactor and his corporation are recognized globally, the beneficiaries and charities to this date are ongoing contributing and enhancing to the lives of many.
Dimensions: Dimension: 50.8mm H x 95.25mm W ea. ; (only Stand): 2"H Weight: 173.5g
Date: Qing Dynasty