A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover 18th century
Lot 177
A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover
18th century
Sold for £6,250 (US$ 10,505) inc. premium
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A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover 18th century A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover 18th century
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A fine Mughal-style green jade box and cover
18th century
The pale green jade very finely hollowed to form the translucent box and cover shaped as two conjoined circles, the box set with a gilt rim and crisply carved on the exterior with a formal design of upright lotus buds alternating with leafy fronds, the cover similarly carved with blossoming leafy lotus sprays and the finial shaped as a lotus bud. 8.3cm (3¼in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: an English private collection, by repute acquired by the grandfather of the present owner before 1943

    十八世紀 痕都斯坦青玉雕蓮紋雙圓盒

    來源: 英國私人收藏,傳現藏家的祖父得於1943年前
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