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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 16

    A FINE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, GUI

    QIANLONG (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A FINE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, GUI
    QIANLONG (1736-95)
    The compressed globular body well carved in low relief with four sets of taotie masks, flanked by a pair of mythical beast handles and raised on a short flaring circular foot, the domed cover similarly decorated with archaistic motifs and surmounted by an everted circular finial encircled by lotus lappets, the stone of a creamy white tone with areas of opaque inclusions
    5½ in. (14 cm.) wide, wood stand


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    Provenance

    William Clayton Ltd., London, 8 November 1968