Property from an important private collection (lots 381-403)
A white jade and agate neck massager
Qianlong The roller of an elongated octagonal shape, the stone of a rich emerald green with maroon speckles, lightly fixed at the ends onto a gilt-bronze mount further affixed onto an elongated jade handle, all worked in themes of lingzhi sprays, ruyi-heads and bamboo form. 19cm long.
Provenance 來源: Christie's London, 12 November 2004, lot 393
For similar examples see Life in the Forbidden City, Hong Kong, 1985, p.200, no.294. See also another related example preserved in the Palace Museum, Beijing, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware III, Hong Kong, 1995, p.237, no.193.
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