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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1977

    A GREY AND RUSSET JADE POUCH-SHAPED VASE

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GREY AND RUSSET JADE POUCH-SHAPED VASE
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    Finely carved in the round, modeled as a cloth pouch, fastened with a ribbon below the foliated mouth rim, one side carved in high relief with a peony sprig, the other with a chrysanthemum sprig, well hollowed on the interior, the whole stone with areas of grey inclusion with black speckling, the natural russet skin of the stone well carved to outline the overall design
    3½ in. (9 cm.) wide, box


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