SOLD! for $704.00.
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- Low Estimate: $800.00
- High Estimate: $1,200.00
- Realized: $704.00
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Chinese spinach jade marriage bowl, lobed oval form on four low shaped feet, rounded sides with low-relief carved flowers and leaf tendrils, double floral carved openwork handles suspending loose rings. 2 3/8" H (to handle) x 11 1/8" W x 7 1/8" D. Together with wood stand with S-scroll legs (one repaired), 4 1/8" H. Qing Dynasty, 19th century or earlier. Provenance: a Middle Tennessee estate, by descent from Thomas G.B. Wheelock. Note: Thomas G.B. Wheelock was known as an astute collector of African Art and co-author of the book "Land of the Flying Masks: Art & Culture in Burkina Faso". He also inherited a sizeable collection of Asian, British, and military related antiques from his grandparents, Wall Street tycoon George Briggs Buchanan of New York, and William and Margaret Wheelock, who owned a Scottish manor home known as Bunker Hill. (Margaret Carmichael Wheelock was also a founding partner of the couture firm Farquharson & Wheelock in New York). See other related lots throughout this auction. CONDITION: Two natural fissures on rim near one carved point. Some surface grime on handle carving.