A pale green jade sampan Qianlong
Lot 215
A pale green jade sampan Qianlong
Sold for HK$ 524,000 (US$ 67,574) inc. premium
Lot Details
A pale green jade sampan
Qianlong
The pale green stone boldly worked in the form of a sampan, depicted sailing on raging waves with two figures wearing hats steering the vessel, other passengers petting an egret and enjoying the surrounding views, the roof surmounted by two dogs at play, a sampan docking by the boat with further two egrets, all supported on an original zitan stand carved in the form of swirling waves with lotus leaves raised on four pointed feet at the ends.
22cm long. (2).

Footnotes

  • 清乾隆 青白玉雕漁家樂寶船

    It is extremely rare to find a jade sampan of this size and quality preserved with its original zitan stand. For another jade sampan complete with its zitan stand in the Qing court collection, see The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Jadeware II, Shanghai, 2008, p.52, pl. 41.
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