A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century
Lot 5207
A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque Jiaqing mark, 19th century
US$ 25,000 - 40,000
£15,000 - 24,000
Auction Details
A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque  Jiaqing mark, 19th century
Lot Details
Property from an East Coast Private Collection
A rare gilt bronze box inset with a white jade plaque
Jiaqing mark, 19th century
Of rectangular form, each side of the upper section similarly decorated with repoussé work depicting bats in flight amidst cloud scrolls against a textured ground, the top with a white jade plaque mounted within a border with chased clouds, the finely shaped jade carved in relief, depicting a scholar and his attendant in a mountainous setting, the base incised with additional cloud scrolls within four raised lingzhi groups at corners in pyramid format, the floral-decorated foot with stylized key-fret edges, the underside with four crisply executed mark reading Jiaqing nian zhi within a raised square.
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/2in (14 x 19 x 9cm)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    acquired in London in the 1960s
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