A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper 18th century (2)

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Lot 139*
A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper
18th century

Sold for £ 27,562 (US$ 37,879) inc. premium
A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper
18th century
The jade pebble expertly hollowed and carved as a fleshy, curling lotus leaf with finely incised veins and undulating rim, borne on a curving lotus stem acting as a handle, the side of the leaf with a clambering chilong peering inside, the stone of even pale-green tone, zitan wood stand. 10.7cm (4 1/8in) long. (2).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 青白玉雕蓮葉式水滴

    Provenance: a Swiss private collection

    來源:瑞士私人收藏

    Compare with two related white jade water droppers in the form of lotus leaves, in the Qing Court Collection, Qing dynasty, illustrated in Small Refined Articles of the Study: The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Shenzhen, 2009, p.130, nos.101 and 102.
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A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper 18th century (2)
A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper 18th century (2)
A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper 18th century (2)
A fine and rare pale green jade lotus and chilong water dropper 18th century (2)
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