Property from Various Owners
A jade vase with incised phoenix decoration
Late Qing/Republic period
The tall thin vessel of compressed pear shape atop a flaring foot, the trumpet-shaped neck supporting simply rendered S-shaped handles suspending separately carved rings, one side incised in shallow relief with a tall phoenix amid crashing waves and rocks beneath ruyi shaped clouds, the reverse depicting a massive blooming peony also amid crashing waves and rocks; the stone of deep olive green hue with mottled cloudy inclusions and sizable russet colored patches.
7 3/4in (19.8cm) high