A pale green jade stem bowl Ming Dynasty
Lot 184*
A pale green jade stem bowl
Ming Dynasty
£20,000 - 30,000
US$ 33,000 - 49,000

Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman 紳士藏品
A pale green jade stem bowl
Ming Dynasty
Simply carved with gently flared sides, standing on a tall slightly-spreading hollow stem, wood stand and box.
14.9cm (6in) high (3).

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Jade House, Hong Kong, purchased on 11 April 1967
    A Canadian private collection

    Exhibited: Royal Ontario Museum, Prized Possessions from Private Homes: An Exhibition, Canada, 8 October - 8 December 1968, no.1163

    明 青玉雕高足碗

    來源: 於1967年4月11日購自香港Jade House
    加拿大私人收藏

    展覽: 於1968年10月8日至12月8日皇家安大略博物館Prized Possessions from Private Homes: An Exhibition展出,並著錄於圖錄編號1163


    The form of this stem cup derives from porcelain: compare with a Yongle period stemcup illustrated in the Complete Collection of the Palace Museum: Blue and White Porcelain with Underglazed Red (I), Hong Kong, 2000, no.76. Compare also a similar Ming dynasty jade stem cup from the collection of Captain Dugald Malcolm included in the Oriental Ceramic Society exhibition Chinese Jade throughout the Ages, 1975, Catalogue, no.344. Another stem cup dated to the early Ming dynasty, from the Gerald Godfrey Collection, was sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 30 October 1995, lot 897.
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