Lot 4    

Yellow Jade Gu-Form Chinese Vases
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese, early 19th century. A pair of Mughal-style pale mottled yellow jade archaistic gu-form vases. Each has intricate floral scrollwork at the rim and foot; both bodies have eight floral-carved "handles" (four upper, four lower) supporting loose rings. The bulbous central sections have archaistic designs against a densely packed floral background. Each on a wooden stand; both unmarked; ht. 9.25 in. (23.5 cm) (without stand).

Provenance:  
Purchased 7/30/1971 from Marshall Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  


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