Pair of Chinese Mughal Style Celadon Jade Covered Vases
Each high shouldered ovoid form carved in low relief on each side depicting a Bodhisattva seated atop a lotus base, dressed in flowing robes left open at the chest exposing an elaborate beaded necklace and adorned with a long undulating scarf, flanked by two handles carved in openwork with scrolling flowers and stylized leaves suspending two loose rings, the conforming domed lid carved in low relief with a band of Bodhisattvas and surmounted by a bud-form finial issuing leaves forming four handles, two of which suspend loose rings, the semi-translucent stone a grayish celadon tone with gray flecking, fitted wood stand. Height 10 7/8 inches.
C Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection
Additional Notes & Condition Report
One lid with new extensive breakage to bud-form finial (broken pieces are present). A few scattered minute chips.
Other lid with a few scattered minute chips.
One vase with break and repair to smallest leaf-form handle. A few scattered minute chips. Stone with natural fissures and inclusions.
Other vase with a small hairline crack starting below the rim and extending over into the interior, approximately 1 inch in length. One of the smallest leaf-form handles with a small hairline crack. A few scattered minute chips. The stone with natural fissures and inclusions.
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