Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand

Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand

Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand
Vintage Chinese Carved Stone Censer with Wooden Stand Description and Item Information Up for sale is this carved serpentine jade jar, censer, or lidded vase, with a fitted, carved hardwood stand. Please excuse the glare in the photos.

The stone is a creamy white color, with a slight hint of green. This piece is nicely carved, with two fu dog heads, two moving rings, three feet, and a full body figural fu dog. The censer (without the stand) is about 4 5/8 inches tall, and it is approximately 5 15/16 inches long and 3 5/8 inches wide. Alone, it weighs 1 pound 8.2 ounces, unpacked.

The wooden stand rests on three feet. It was nicely pierced and carved. Atop the stand, the censer is about 6 1/4 inches tall. Unpacked, the pieces weigh 1 pound 10.4 ounces together.

This would be a very nice addition to a collection of Asian decorative arts. Identification The censer has no markings. The stand has an impressed "547" to one of the wells on its top surface. The exact age of the censer is not known. It is from a northern California estate.

It is believed to be vintage or possibly antique. Condition The censer and its stand look good overall, with light wear. There are two very small chips to two of the ear tips on the fu dog handles. Inherent to the stone are fine veins / fractures. The stand has no chips. There is a fine hairline crack / split which was neatly glued back together. There is minor erosion to the wood at the seams where it was joined. As made, there are minor irregularities in the carving to the stone and the wood. Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made.

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The item "VINTAGE CHINESE SERPENTINE JADE CENSER LIDDED VASE CARVED FOO DOGS RINGS STAND" is in sale since Saturday, December 15, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Other Chinese Collectibles". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Censer Lidded Vase Carved Foo Dogs Rings Stand


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