Lot 158: GRAYISH-CELADON JADE COVERED URN OVER MYTHICAL BEAST
November 11, 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The Chinese jade carved to resembling a single horned mythical beast, standing on four legs, the forehead faces forward, the tail everted vertically supporting the tall squared baluster covered urn. With angled shoulder terminating from steep sides, the waisted neck beneath rectangular banded rim, supported the pyramidal lid topped with flower bud finial, two archaic handles flanked on the neck. The nephrite jade is finely polished, shows grayish-celadon color with pale-creme shades and golden-russet inclusions.
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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.
Dimensions: Dimension: 139.7mm H x 101.6mm W Weight: 555.8g
Date: Qing Dynasty