• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

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

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 144

    A MUGHAL-STYLE INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SHALLOW DISH

    19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A MUGHAL-STYLE INSCRIBED WHITE JADE SHALLOW DISH
    19TH CENTURY
    The very thin, translucent sides flaring slightly towards the lipped rim and carved in relief with scrolling flower sprays, raised on a narrow ring foot, the interior inscribed in clerical script with a lengthy poem by the emperor Qianlong extolling the qualities of the stone and the skill of the carver, the highly polished stone of even white color
    4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm.) diam., box


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    Provenance

    Acquired in Asia prior to 1960.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A NEW YORK COLLECTION