A jade vessel 17th or 18th century
Lot 219
A jade vessel 17th or 18th century
£12,000 - 15,000
US$ 20,000 - 25,000
Lot Details
A jade vessel
17th or 18th century
Designed as a large magnolia blossom issuing from a reticulated stem, flanked by leaves and further blossoms; the stone of almost whitish hue with cloudy-white and mottled dark inclusions.
13.2cm (5¼in) high

Footnotes

  • See a similar example ilustrated by Gump, Jade: Stone of Heaven, p.215, in the collection of the Asian Art Museum in San Francisco. Also compare the example cited by Wong and Goh, Imperial Life in the Qing Dynasty: Treasures from the Shenyang Palace Museum, China, p.93.
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    Specialist - Chinese Works of Art
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