January 26, 2012 07:00 PM EST Cincinnati


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White Jade Hu-Form Lidded Vase

Chinese, 18th century Qianlong (1736-1795) and of the period. A white jade Hu-form lidded vase, having a chain connecting the lid to the vase and two handles that each support a loose ring. The body has a smooth finish with a longevity motifs in relief; the side has an ornately carved phoenix standing on a rocky ledge and surrounded by scrolling vines; comprised of very white and highly translucent jade. Unmarked; on a compound wooden stand; ht. 10.75 in. (ht. 27.3 cm) (without stand).

Provenance:Purchased 10/1971 from Hartman Rare Art, Inc., NY, NY c/o Marshall Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.

Condition:With one small piece broken off of the lid. Bolted to stand.

Special Auction Notes: U.S bidders may pay with cash, personal check, money order, bank check or wire transfer. Bidders outside the U. S. will be required to pay by wire transfer. No credit cards accepted. Bidders unknown to Cowan’s may be asked to provide additional personal identity or banking information.

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Estimate: $10,000 - $15,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$119,850
01/27/2012

 

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