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    Sale 5811

    Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art & Textiles

    15 May 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 122

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE MELON GROUP, QIANLONG (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE MELON GROUP, QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    carved and pierced in pebble form with growing melon fruits hanging from the vine, surrounded by a butterfly and wide flat vine leaves -- 2 1/8in. (5.4cm.) wide.


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    Provenance

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, no. D85, p. 165.