• Property from the Collection o auction at Christies

    Sale 7819

    Property from the Collection of HRH The Prince George, Duke of Kent KG, KT, and HRH Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent CI, GCVO and their families

    20 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 36

    A CHINESE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE AND COVER

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A CHINESE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE AND COVER
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    Of flattened baluster shape with lion-mask and fixed-ring handles below pierced scrollwork handles to the shoulder, carved to each side with elaborate taotie-masks above a band of lappets, the waisted neck with further taotie-masks, the domed cover similarly carved with a flower bud finial, the stone of a dark green tone with some darker mottling
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high


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