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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1541

    A FINE AND VERY RARE WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A FINE AND VERY RARE WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The lower section superbly carved in shallow relief with an archaistic geometric pattern, the rounded sides elegantly rising to a pair of phoenix heads, each with a loop under the neck suspending a loose ring, the upper section in the form of a baluster vase, decorated with a geometric design, the tapered sides with a pair of intertwined ribbons handles below the bevelled mouthrim; the conformed cover with a matching pattern, surrmounted by an openwork bud-form finial suspending two loose rings, the stone of even white tone
    8 1/8 in. (20.5cm.) high, stand


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    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no.146


    Exhibited

    Christie's New York, March 13-26, 2001
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004