• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2297

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1089

    A GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PEACH-FORM WATER POT

    17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A GREENISH-WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PEACH-FORM WATER POT
    17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The large peach borne on a fruiting gnarled branch with a flower on one side above a bat, both highlighted by the russet skin of the stone
    5½ in. (14 cm.) across


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    Compare the similar jade water pot of smaller size (9.7 cm.) illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - Small Refined Articles of the Study, Shanghai, 2009, no. 192.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM AN EAST COAST COLLECTION