19TH CENTURY-Pair of carved wood stands, each with squared top over a frieze carved in relief with squared scrolls, inset with carved mutton fat jade masks, the lower part carved in relief with phoenix heads centered by applied carved jade discs with double happiness character, on squared legs headed by openwork scrolls, ending in scroll feet joined by stretchers. 33.75 in.h. x 15.25 in. x 15.25 in. Condition; the patina is uneven and rubbed out in areas, both stands have a small loss to an apron/pictures added-please review detailed images and call for a verbal condition report. Provenance: from the personal collection of Virginia Dulany Hyman, proprietress of Dulany's Gallery, Birmingham, MI. Virginia Dulany Hyman, a native of Dallas, TX moved to the Detroit area in the early 1960s. Her love of antiques and traveling led her to a lifelong passion of collecting and she ran Dulany's Gallery of Birmingham for many years, focusing on Asian art. She and her late husband were among the first westerners to visit China in the mid-70s, and their antique buying trips took them all over the world.
Condition; the patina is uneven and rubbed out in areas, both stands have a small loss to an apron/pictures added-please review detailed images and call for a verbal condition report.
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