Chinese, 19th century, fangku form. An elaborate, elongated faceted baluster-form jadeite vase in brilliant emerald green and lavender tones, finial with a dragon chasing a pearl; with two dragon head handles, each with loose rings. The body is covered in archaistic and stylized chilong designs. On a wooden stand with metal inlay; unmarked; ht. 20.25 in. (ht. 51.5 cm.) (without stand).
Purchased 12/1971 from Beaver Dam Plantation, Dundee, MS.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.
Condition: With large crack on bottom and a smaller one at the lip. Also has a few smaller hairline cracks. Minor chips, especially to the lid. Repairs to stand.
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