Chinese jade slender two-handled bottle vase carved on each side of the body with a wide band of an archaic-style taotie mask between bands of lappets, the neck with cicada-shape lappets above two bands of key-fret between openwork stylised dragon handles.
The stone of spinach colour with natural markings.
5 ¼ inches, 13.3 cm high.
Qianlong/Jiaqing, circa 1800.
Small edge nicks to the handles.
Provenance & Additional Information
- Sold by Louis Joseph, 28 Knightsbridge, London, 1960-1985, by repute.