1st item: Carved Chinese celadon hardstone covered vase having carved and pierced flowering branch and bird decoration with conforming carved lid. Mounted onto a bronzed metal base and converted to a lamp. Also fitted with later added bronze metal collar to neck. Vase – 9 3/4" H. Overall – 23 1/4" H. 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese celadon carved hardstone covered censer, the top with animal head masks having movable ring handles and foo dog finial. The base with elaborate dragon dog handles with movable rings, carved knees and paw feet. Mounted onto a hardwood stand. Censer – 6" H x 6 3/4" dia. Overall – 7 1/2" H. 20th century. Provenance: Private Knoxville, TN collection. CONDITION: 1st item: Chips to base of top and rim of vase, some minor breaks lower front edge. Natural fissures in hardstone visible. Metal collar loose. 2nd item: Overall very good condition. One ring missing from top handle. Ghost tape residue around neck and bottom of lid.
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