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Auction: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
was auctioned on: 30 November 2016
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A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER

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Estimate: HK$150,000 - HK$250,000
ca. US$19,339 - US$32,232
Price realised:  HK$300,000
ca. US$38,679
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A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE TRIPOD CENSER AND COVER QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The censer is carved around the exterior with taotie masks separated by raised archaistic symbols, with a pair of phoenix handles with loose rings at the sides. The top of the cover is similarly decorated with designs adapted from taotie masks, surmounted by a finial shaped as a coiled horned dragon. The stone is of a deep green tone mottled with paler areas. 6 7/8 in. (22.5 cm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 30 Nov 2016
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong, HKCEC Grand Hall