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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1974

    A PALE CELADON JADE FIGURAL VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    A PALE CELADON JADE FIGURAL VASE AND COVER
    QING DYNASTY, 19TH CENTURY

    Carved as a flattened tapering vase decorated in low relief around the neck with archaistic upright lappets, key-fret and geometric bands, flanked by two scroll handles, the wide body supported at each corner by Daoist immortals including Liuhai holding a string of cash, standing on wispy clouds emanating from rockwork and turbulent waves, the domed cover encircled by a band of ruyi and a knop finial
    10 7/8 in. (27.5 cm.) high, box


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN