Mid Qing dynasty Finely worked in the form of an inward folded lotus leaf, the exterior with a further conglomeration of lotus blossoms and leaves issuing from curved undercut stems forming a foot, all tied in a buddle with a ribbon at the side, the even-coloured stone with russet inclusions. 17.9cm wide.
Provenance 來源: Hartman Rare Art, New York, 5 March 1982
Compare a similar lotus leaf-shaped jade vessel, from the Qing court collection, preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware II, Shanghai 2008, p.226, no.187.
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