A fine pale green jade 'chilong' brush washer 18th century
Lot 125*
A fine pale green jade 'chilong' brush washer
18th century
Sold for £35,000 (US$ 51,188) inc. premium


Lot Details
A fine pale green jade 'chilong' brush washer
18th century
Carved as a shallow oval dish with a shallow recessed base and two chilong dragons clambering around the longer sides with faces and front paws peeping over the rim, the interior with a pearl issuing two fire scrolls, wood stand. 13.5cm (5¼in) long (2).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 青玉雕螭龍紋洗

    Compare a related smaller white jade oval 'chilong' washer, Qianlong seal mark and period, from the Qing Court Collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Jadeware II, Beijing, 2008, pl.191; and for another, slightly larger, related white jade 'chilong' washer, Qianlong mark and period, from the Qing Court Collection, see Zheng Xinmiao, ed., Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum - Jade, Qing Dynasty, vol.10, Beijing, 2010, pl.188.
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