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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1955

    A FINE LARGE WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

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

    Of flattened baluster form, the wide-shouldered body tapering to a splayed stepped foot, the waisted neck flanked on either side by two well-carved lion-mask handles suspending loose rings, all beneath a domed cover surmounted by a Buddhist lion and its young, the stone of a milky-white tone with small areas of opaque inclusions
    11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) high, stand, Japanese wood box


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    Provenance

    A Japanese private collection