A pale green jade vase and cover 18th century
Lot 159
A pale green jade vase and cover
18th century
£8,000 - 12,000
US$ 13,000 - 20,000
Auction Details
A pale green jade vase and cover 18th century
Lot Details
A pale green jade vase and cover
18th century
The jade of pale greyish-green tone, boldly carved as an archaistic baluster vase and cover with a single dragon clambering out of foaming waves and cloud scrolls to encircle the vase in pursuit of a flaming pearl held in the hands of a small boy standing on rockwork at one side.
18.5cm (7¼in) high (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an Italian private collection

    十八世紀 青玉雕嬰戲龍紋連蓋瓶

    來源: 意大利私人收藏

    Compare a related yellow vase and cover depicting boys playing with a chilong, dated to the Qianlong period, in the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade 10 Qing Dynasty, Beijing and Hefei, 2011, pl.32.
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