Basin, One of Pair
late 19th-early 20th century
without base: 1 3/4 × 10 9/16 × 7 5/16 in. (4.4 × 26.8 × 18.5 cm) (show scale)
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Basin, One of Pair, late 19th-early 20th century. Jade, wood, without base: 1 3/4 × 10 9/16 × 7 5/16 in. (4.4 × 26.8 × 18.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 79.269.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.79.269.2_view01.jpg)
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One of pair of jade basins. Pair of shallow bowls in the form of ancient bronze basins (type p'an) each having a footring, flared lip, and a handle at each side in the shape of a winged dragon supporting a loose ring. Dark green nephrite flecked with black ("spinach jade"). Sides have low relief decoration of kuei dragons and squared-spirals based on those of ancient bronze ritual vessels. Huang-hua-li (yellow rosewood) stands.
Condition: no damage.
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