• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 166

    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE DOUBLE TREE-TRUNK VASE

    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)

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    A BLACK AND WHITE JADE DOUBLE TREE-TRUNK VASE
    QING DYNASTY (1644-1911)
    Of somewhat flattened form, carved as two tree trunks, one pine, the other prunus with blossoms carved from the white areas of the stone, the two trunks joined by a pine branch on one side, and on the reverse by trailing vapor that also supports a crescent moon carved from another white area, with high polish
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) across


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