A white jade chain-hanging basket and cover Qing Dynasty
Lot 169
A white jade chain-hanging basket and cover
Qing Dynasty
Sold for £22,500 (US$ 29,095) inc. premium

Lot Details
A white jade chain-hanging basket and cover
Qing Dynasty
The lustrous white jade formed as a flattened bottle carved on each side with highly stylised confronted chilong in the central band beneath a band of ruyi-heads at the neck, the cover with two bats surrounding the smoothly-shaped finial, the two reticulated chilong handles each suspended from a long chain hanging from a yoke formed with a chilong head at each end, all suspended from and supported by the surrounding wood stand.
The vase 8.6cm (3½in) high, overall 20cm (8in) high (3).

Footnotes

  • 清 白玉雕活環提梁卣

    Compare a related slightly larger hanging vase sold at Christie's Paris, 12 June 2002, lot 156.
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