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Auction: Auction 30.05.2005
was auctioned on: 30 May 2005
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A RARE ARCHAISTIC JADE VESSEL AND COVER, GUANG

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Estimate: HK$200,000 - HK$300,000
ca. US$25,670 - US$38,505
Price realised:  HK$216,000
ca. US$27,724
Lot number 1578, Views: 3

A RARE ARCHAISTIC JADE VESSEL AND COVER, GUANG QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH CENTURY In imitation of an archaic bronze guang , the pouring vessel of an oval cross-section, decorated in shallow relief on each side of the rounded body with a large archaistic phoenix below a smaller phoenix, all beneath a protruding lip at one end, one side of the vessel with a loop-handle formed from the head of a mythical beast, raised on a splayed foot further detailed with phoenixes; the fitted lid modelled as a feline beast with a rounded head, detailed with a pair of horns dividing a flange-like spine, the elongated body with archaistic symbols in shallow relief, the stone enhanced with russet inclusions 7 in. (17.7 cm.) wide, box

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Auction 30.05.2005
Date of the auction: 30 May 2005
Address: Christie's
Hong Kong