• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 89

    A CELADON JADE MUGHAL-STYLE TWO-HANDLED VASE, GU

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A CELADON JADE MUGHAL-STYLE TWO-HANDLED VASE, GU
    18TH CENTURY
    Of flattened form with floral loose-ring handles at either side, the sides delicately carved in low relief with lotus sprays over large overlapping petals and leaves, with four vertical rows of flowerhead rosettes carved in higher relief, the vessel well-hollowed and the stone of celadon tone with a few buff striations and inclusions
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high, elaborate fitted ivory stand


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