A spinach-green jade reticulated perfumier and cover, 19th century
Lot 10
A spinach-green jade reticulated parfumier and cover 19th century
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 6,861) inc. premium

Lot Details
A spinach-green jade reticulated parfumier and cover
19th century
The jade of a rich green tone, formed as a circular parfumier on a spreading foot, the cover with a raised central section, all crisply and densely carved with roses in full bloom amid scrolling foliage.
9.5cm (3¾in) diam. (2).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 碧玉鏤雕花卉蓋碗式花薰

    Provenance: a European private collection and thence by descent

    Compare a larger similarly carved spinach-green jade pomander box and cover from the Qing Court Collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Jadeware (II), Beijing, 2008, pl.248. For another similarly-carved example but larger and with handles, Qianlong, in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, see J.C.S. Lin, The Immortal Stone: Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century, London, 2009, pl.85.
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