Chinese jadeite censor and cover (finial loose) with wooden stand - Provenance Mullens Collection 1930's
Lot 162
A fine archaistic apple-green jadeite censer and cover 19th century
£15,000 - 20,000
US$ 24,000 - 33,000

Lot Details
A fine archaistic apple-green jadeite censer and cover
19th century
The thickly hollowed flattened body carved on each side with a taotie mask flanked by two stylised chilong, the waisted neck with two handles formed as Buddhist lion-heads suspending loose-rings, the cover formed as a long-necked bird with wings outstretched and grasping in its beak a lingzhi fungus disguised by cloud scrolls and coiled around the finial also carved with a bird with lingzhi fungus amid cloud scrolls, wood stand.
14cm (5½in) wide (3).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 翡翠雕饕餮紋雙獅耳蓋爐

    Provenance: H.S.Whitaker Esq. Collection
    Sir John Mullens Collection
    Sold at Christie's London, 7 July 1932, lot 98
    Major R.W.Cooper
    Acquired through John Sparks, Ltd., London on 31 May 1963, from Christie's London The Collection of Important Chinese Jades formed by Major R. W. Cooper on 29 April 1963, lot 4
    An English private collection


    Illustrated: S.C.Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, Rutland, 1962 (first edition 1936), pl.CXXIII (centre), where the jadeite bowl and cover are dated to the Qianlong period.
    Also illustrated in E.Gorer and J.F.Blacker, Chinese Porcelain and Hard Stones, London, 1911, Vol.II, pl.242.

    來源:H.S.Whitaker Esq.收藏系列
    John Mullens爵士收藏系列
    倫敦佳士得,1932年7月7日,拍品編號98
    R.W.Cooper少校
    1963年5月31日經倫敦古董商John Sparks Ltd.購得,此拍品原購自倫敦佳士得《R. W. Cooper少校重要中國玉器收藏系列》,1963年4月29日,拍品編號4
    英國私人收藏

    著錄:S.C.Nott著,《Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages》,拉特蘭,1962年(第一版1936年),圖版CXXIII(正中間),該翡翠蓋碗定為清乾隆時期
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