A green jade three-tiered box and cover 19th century
Lot 62*
A green jade three-tiered box and cover
19th century
£2,000 - 3,000
US$ 3,200 - 4,900

Lot Details
A green jade three-tiered box and cover 19th century
A green jade three-tiered box and cover
19th century
Each of the three tiers incised on each side with five stylised shou characters in a row, the cover similarly carved on the sides and the top surface with twenty stylised shou characters enclosed within a key-fret border.
Overall 6cm (2 3/8in) high (4).

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀 綠玉雕壽字紋三層蓋盒

    Provenance: Henry Canova Vollam Morton, FRSL, better known as H.V. Morton (1892-1979), a journalist and pioneer travel writer who famously was the Daily Express correspondent during the coverage of the opening of the Tomb of Tutankhamun by Howard Carter in Egypt.
    Thence by direct descent and bequest to the present owner.

    來源: Henry Canova Vollam Morton, FRSL, 更為人熟知為 H.V. Morton (1892-1979),英國《每日快報》的新聞記者及旅遊作家先驅,曾報導過埃及圖坦卡門陵墓的發掘而極負盛名
    後由家族繼承,並遺贈給現藏家
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