A grey-white jade cup, 18th century, wood stand;Together with a rectangular tray carved in relief with three fish, 18th/19th century.
Lot 104
Two white jade vessels 18th century
Sold for £26,400 (US$ 44,456) inc. premium
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Lot Details
Two white jade vessels
18th century
An irregular deeply-hollowed scoop, the exterior carved with archaistic motifs on a leiwen ground, with some natural inclusions, wood stand, 11.5cm (4½in) long; and a translucent rectangular thinly-carved tray on four short feet, centrally carved in high relief with three fish, 7.8cm (3in) wide.
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Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection

    Both exhibited: The Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk: 17th-18th Century, The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 1-31 October 1979

    Illustrated: The Oriental Ceramic Society, The Chinese Scholar's Desk: 17th-18th Century, Oxford, 1979, Catalogue, no.31 (the tray) and no.96 (the cup)
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