Qing dynasty The vessel with flared sides rising from a splayed foot, the exterior worked with a series of chrysanthemum blossoms issuing from leaves framed within further chrysanthemum lappets, geometrical and twisted rope borders, the domed cover with matching decoration surmounted by an intricate chrysanthemum blossom knop, the stone of a pale white colour. 11.6cm diam. (2).
The usual design of flared sides can be also found on another similar but larger example from the Palace Museum, Beijing, see Yang Boda, Colections of Chinese Jade,Vol.6, Hebei, 1991, p.560, pl.91.
Provenance 來源: Ashkenazie & Co., San Francisco, 6 May 1986
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