A fine pale green jade archaistic 'dragon' vase, gu 18th century
Lot 156
A fine pale green jade archaistic 'dragon' vase, gu
18th century
Sold for £30,000 (US$ 39,062) inc. premium

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The Property of a Lady 女士藏品
A fine pale green jade archaistic 'dragon' vase, gu 18th century
A fine pale green jade archaistic 'dragon' vase, gu
18th century
The elegantly-flaring lozenge-shaped vase encircled by a crisply carved three-clawed dragon, the head rearing up above the rim, the right front claw reaching out towards a flaming pearl and the two left claws supported on two wisps of cloud, the slender scaly tail twisting down to end in a broad tuft near the base, wood stand, box.
24.7cm (9¾in) high (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a Scottish private collection and thence by descent

    十八世紀 青玉雕仿古龍紋花觚

    來源:蘇格蘭私人收藏,並由家族繼承下去

    Compare a related green jade gu vase from the Palace Museum, Beijing, dated to the Qing Dynasty, illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade 10 Qing Dynasty, Beijing and Hefei, 2011, pl.77. Compare also a white jade gu vase with dragons dated to the Qianlong period in the Songzhutang Collection of Jade, illustrated by T.Fok, The Splendour of Jade, Hong Kong, 2011, no.132.
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