A finely carved pale green jade 'lotus' bowl Early Qing dynasty
Lot 416
A finely carved pale green jade 'lotus' bowl Early Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 90,000 (US$ 11,606) inc. premium
Auction Details
A finely carved pale green jade 'lotus' bowl Early Qing dynasty
Lot Details
Chinese Jade from the John and Berthe Ford Collection (lots 389 to 428)
A pale green jade 'lotus' bowl
Early Qing dynasty
The oval-shaped vessel of shallow rounded form rising to a lipped rim, the interior intricately worked with a pair of lotus blossoms surrounded by a meandering scroll of bats amongst stylised lotus flowers, the well flanked by twin lotus finial worked in high relief, with an elaborate pair of lotus flower handles suspending loose rings, the exterior with additional leafy lotus scroll, the foot reminiscent of a lotus flower.
19.7cm wide.

Footnotes

  • 清初 青白玉浮雕花卉紋活環洗

    A similar but larger example of a mottled dark spinach green bowl with ring handles is in the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, illustrated in R.L.D'Argencé, Chinese Jades in the Avery Brundage Collection, Tokyo, 1977, pl.LXII.
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