A rare yellow jade archaistic flattened vase and cover 18th century
Lot 158
A rare yellow jade archaistic flattened vase and cover
18th century
Sold for £23,750 (US$ 38,809) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare yellow jade archaistic flattened vase and cover 18th century
A rare yellow jade archaistic flattened vase and cover
18th century
The yellow jade attractively mottled with natural chestnut inclusions and carved as an archaistic vase decorated in relief with a wide band containing two confronted chilong dragons in each side of the vase beneath a narrower band with archaistic dots, the neck flanked on each side by a dragon handle and the cover with a coiled chilong forming the finial above a narrow band of archaistic dots.
15cm (6in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    十八世紀 黃玉雕仿古螭龍紋雙龍耳蓋瓶

    來源: 意大利私人收藏

    Compare a yellow jade vase, Qianlong mark and of the period, with related dragon-handles, illustrated in Compendium of Collections of the Palace Museum: Jade 10 Qing Dynasty, Beijing and Hefei, 2011, no.34. Another related yellow jade vase, slightly smaller but with archaistic carving and patches of chestnut inclusions, from the Baur Collection, is illustrated by P-F.Schneeburger, The Baur Collection, Geneva, 1976, no.B 84.
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