A pale green jade 'lotus' washer, 17th/18th century
Lot 11
A large pale jade 'lotus cluster' brush washer 17th/18th century
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 31,296) inc. premium

Lot Details
A pale green jade 'lotus' washer, 17th/18th century
A large pale jade 'lotus cluster' brush washer
17th/18th century
Unusually deeply hollowed and carved as a single large lotus leaf with the edges incurving and the exterior with shallow-relief veining, one end with the handle formed as a tied cluster of six stems of leafy and budding lotus curling around the underside, two small high-relief dragons clambering up from lotus stems to peer at each other from the rim, wood stand.
17cm (6¾in) wide (2).

Footnotes

  • 十七/十八世紀 青玉雕蓮式洗

    Provenance: acquired from John Sparks Ltd., London, on 1 December 1954
    A European private collection and thence by descent
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