A small white jade incense burner and cover  Qing dynasty
Lot 231
A small white jade incense burner and cover Qing dynasty
Sold for HK$ 225,000 (US$ 29,030) inc. premium
Lot Details
A small white jade incense burner and cover
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).

Footnotes

  • 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

    清 白玉菊紋香薰

    玉質溫潤,略偏青色,局部有白色雲狀紋理。器身圓形,大侈口,圈足外撇。蓋鈕作一朵盛開菊花,蓋身浮雕八朵菊花,花葉圍繞其左右。母口外侈,口邊緣分別雕三角幾何紋、繩紋及花瓣紋三層紋飾,腹外壁亦凸雕八朵帶葉菊花,圈足邊緣雕繩紋一周。

    此類大侈口器形較為獨特,北京故宮博物院藏一件清乾隆和闐青玉夔龍紋香薰雖尺寸較大,但器形與此相近,見楊伯達編,《中國玉器全集(中)》第六卷,河北,1991年,頁560,圖版91。
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