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    Sale 7621

    A Private English Collection of White Jade Carvings & Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    4 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 12

    A FINE PALE CELADON JADE 'DOUBLE-GOURD' WATERPOT

    QIANLONG (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE PALE CELADON JADE 'DOUBLE-GOURD' WATERPOT
    QIANLONG (1736-95)
    Modelled as a double-gourd hollowed to form the receptacle, enveloped around the sides and base with smaller gourds and large leaves amidst coiling vines with five bats, one end of the waterpot carved with a chilong, the semi-translucent stone of an even tone with minor snowy and russet inclusions
    7¼ in. (18.3 cm.) long, wood stand


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    Compare a waterpot of similar form from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 28 November 2006, lot 1375

    Provenance

    William Clayton Ltd., London, 16 June 1972