A spinach green jade parfumier and cover 19th century
Lot 418
A spinach green jade parfumier and cover
19th century
£6,000 - 8,000
US$ 10,000 - 13,000
Auction Details
Lot Details
A spinach green jade parfumier and cover
19th century
Of circular form, the domed cover with raised central section, pierced and crisply carved with a dense design of roses in full bloom and scrolling leafy stems.
9.5cm (3.3/4in) diam.

Footnotes

  • Provenance: a European private collection and thence by descent

    Compare a larger similarly carved spinach-green jade pomander box and cover from the Qing Court Collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Jadeware (II), Beijing, 2008, pl.248. For another similarly-carved example but larger and with handles, Qianlong, in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, see J.C.S. Lin, The Immortal Stone: Chinese Jades from the Neolithic Period to the Twentieth Century, London, 2009, pl.85.
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