A superb white jade wristrest Qianlong
Lot 203
A superb white jade wristrest Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 225,000 (US$ 29,015) inc. premium
Lot Details
The Property of a Gentleman (lots 190-205)
A superb white jade wristrest
Finely worked in resemblance of a sectioned bamboo with scrolling ends, the upper surface worked with a landscape scene in high relief, a lone figure standing on rockworks beside pine trees and a splashing waterfall beneath wispy clouds, the underside worked with auspicious bats in flight, together with original zitan stand carved with a centralised floral blossom issuing from tight scrolls of Rococo-style vines, the sides and foot carved with archaistic scrolls and motifs.
16.8cm high. (2).


  • 清乾隆  白玉雕人物山水臂擱

    For another white jade wristrest in the Palace Museum, Beijing, see The Complete Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware (III), Hong Kong 1995, p. 193, no. 158. For an example sold at auction, see a wristrest from the Alan and Simone Hartman Collection, illustrated by Robert Kleiner in Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, 1996, p.117, no. 97, and sold at Christie's Hong Kong, 27 November 2007, 1530.
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