A reticulated green jade 'floral' incense burner 19th century
Lot 133
A reticulated green jade 'floral' incense burner
19th century
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,436) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A reticulated green jade 'floral' incense burner
19th century
The green jade with some cloudy inclusions carved with six luxuriant peony blossoms around the body on a reticulated leafy ground, each of the two handles formed as a branch issuing one chrysanthemum blossom and two buds, the incense burner mounted on a separately formed spreading foot similarly carved with a reticulated floral scroll.
21cm (8¼in) wide

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 綠玉鏤雕牡丹紋雙菊耳爐

    Provenance: a Scottish private collection

    來源:蘇格蘭私人收藏

    The intricacy of the carving of the present incense burner demonstrates the craftsmanship achieved in the jade ateliers during the Qing Dynasty. Related examples from the Qing Court Collection are illustrated by Zheng Xinmiao, ed., Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum - Jade, Qing Dynasty, vol.10, Beijing, 2010, pls.95 and 97. See also two further examples illustrated in Studies of the Collections of the National Museum of China - Jade, Beijing, 2007, pls.243-244.
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