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A VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL LARGE ARCHAISTIC 'IMITATION CRYSTAL'...

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Estimate: US$40,000 - US$60,000
Price realised:  US$43,750
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A VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL LARGE ARCHAISTIC 'IMITATION CRYSTAL' GLASS VASE AND COVER
18TH CENTURY
A VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL LARGE ARCHAISTIC 'IMITATION CRYSTAL' GLASS VASE AND COVER 18TH CENTURY The quadrilobed body is raised on a tall foot and is carved on each main side with a central taotie mask between leaf-shaped lappets below and ruyi- shaped lappets above. The neck is carved with pendent lappets and is flanked by monster mask and loose ring handles. The cover is of conforming shape and is carved with taotie masks and lingzhi handles suspending loose rings below the tall, quadrilobed finial. 11 ½ in. (29.2 cm.) high

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Lai Family Collection of Fine Chinese Furniture and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 17 Sep 2015
Address: Christie's
17 September 2015, New York, Rockefeller Center