A SMALL PALE GREEN JADE CIRCULAR RETICULATED TWO-PART 'FLOWERS' POMANDER 18th century (3)

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Lot 5
A SMALL PALE GREEN JADE CIRCULAR RETICULATED TWO-PART 'FLOWERS' POMANDER
18th century

Sold for HK$ 48,450 (US$ 6,234) inc. premium
A SMALL PALE GREEN JADE CIRCULAR RETICULATED TWO-PART 'FLOWERS' POMANDER
18th century
Delicately pierced through the cover and base with leafy scrolls enclosed by a band of key-fret pattern on the sides, unpolished on the inside of the box, the stone of even pale green tone, box.
5.2cm (2in) diam. (3).

Footnotes

  • 十八世紀 青白玉鏤雕花卉紋香盒

    Small pomanders of this type and decoration would be used to hold aromatic substances, and would be carried by the Imperial consorts. Compare a similar pale celadon jade reticulated two-part circular pomander, 18th century, which was sold at Christie's London, 4 September 2019, lot 33.

    青白玉質,盒身盒蓋皆鏤空雕纏枝草葉紋,盒緣鏤空雕回字紋。此類花卉紋鏤空香盒,或多為女子攜帶。此盒鏤空繁密精彩,加之盒壁輕薄,拉絲琢磨之工爐火純青。參考倫敦佳士得售出一件十八世紀青白玉鏤空花卉紋香盒,2019年9月4日,拍品編號33。
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