• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 165

    A LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE AND COVER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LARGE SPINACH-GREEN JADE VASE AND COVER
    18TH CENTURY
    Of flattened baluster form on a short spreading foot, the neck carved and pierced with elaborate blossoming branches, carved in relief around the body with further stylised floral blooms and scrolling foliage, between key-fret bands, the domed cover with a stepped knop finial, the stone of a dark green tone with some lighter and darker areas
    11 5/8 in. (29.4 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    N. Hamilton Smith; Sotheby's, London, 5 May 1959, lot 163.