RARE CHINESE ARCHAIC SONG DYNASTY JADE PHOENIX CENSER
EXTREMELY RARE ARCHAIC SONG JADE PHOENIX-FORM VESSEL MAGNETIC GREEN BLACK JADE. The mythical bird shown with head turned slightly up, the tips of the wings ending in upswept curls and its long tail feathers curling under its body which rests on its pronounced clawed feet, the jade of dark green to black tone and it is magnetic. This is an outstanding example of archaic jade artistry. The workmanship is superb, very well hollowed and with fine and accurate lines. Song dynasty. H: 7.9 inches, 19.5 cm; L: 5.5 inches, 14.5 cm; W: 3 inches, 8 cm. Approximate weight 1.6 kg. Provenance: private Florida collectionCondition:A chip to one tow and some small flakes off the edges of the feathers on the removable head. All lots are sold as is and where is. We provides condition reports upon request to aid in your bidding decision. No statement regarding age, condition, kind, value, or quality of a lot, whether made orally at the auction or at any other time, or in writing in this catalog or elsewhere, shall be construed to be an express or implied warranty, representation, or assumption of liability. All sales are final, Noble House Collection gallery does not give refunds based on condition.