A pale green jade two-handled 'prunus' cup Ming Dynasty (2)

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A pale green jade two-handled 'prunus' cup
Ming Dynasty

Sold for £ 1,912 (US$ 2,630) inc. premium
A pale green jade two-handled 'prunus' cup
Ming Dynasty
Smoothly carved with deep rounded sides, supported on a short slightly tapered foot ring, each side with a high-relief carving of gnarled prunus branches each with a flowering blossom, the stone of pale green tone with brown-grey patches, huanghuali stand. 12cm (4 3/4in) wide (2).

Footnotes

  • 明 青白玉雕梅紋耳盃

    Provenance: a Swiss private collection

    來源:瑞士私人收藏


    See a related white jade cup with flower-shaped handles, Ming dynasty, illustrated in the Compendium of Collections in the Palace Museum: Jade, 7, Beijing, 2011, p.162, no.142.

    Compare with a similar pale green jade two handled 'prunus' cup, with chilong, Ming dynasty, which was sold at Bonhams Hong Kong, 28 May 2019, lot 15.
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A pale green jade two-handled 'prunus' cup Ming Dynasty (2)
A pale green jade two-handled 'prunus' cup Ming Dynasty (2)
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