13 May 2016,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,875
Estimate GBP 1,000 - GBP 1,500
A MUGHAL-STYLE JADEITE CENSER AND COVER AND A JADEITE VASE AND COVER
The censer is supported on four leaf-form feet and carved to the body with a lotus flower to each side. The stone is of a pale green tone with some areas of russet inclusion. The vase is carved with two cartouches containing a grasshopper to one side and quail and millet to the other, the stone is of a pale mottled green tone with apple green inclusions.
The largest, 4 in. (10.2 cm.) high
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Property from a private English collection, acquired in the 1940s-1950s.
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE ENGLISH COLLECTION, ACQUIRED IN THE 1940s-1950s (LOTS 711 AND 712)