A fine green jade 'phoenix' brush washer 18th century
Lot 228
A fine green jade 'phoenix' brush washer 18th century
£20,000 - 25,000
US$ 34,000 - 42,000
Lot Details
A fine green jade 'phoenix' brush washer
18th century
The recumbent bird designed with its head gently tilted backwards to rest on the right shoulder; the wings and bifurcated tail crisply carved in shallow relief with stylised feathers of archaistic design, the back deeply hollowed to form the vessel; the stone of a pale green tone with white and darker inclusions.
10.1cm (4¼in) long
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