• Important Chinese Ceramics and auction at Christies

    Sale 2731

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    1 December 2009, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2004

    A PALE CELADON JADE HANGING VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE HANGING VASE AND COVER
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The vase of flattened hu form, carved in shallow relief to simulate ropes tied and knotted around the body, the neck flanked by a pair of loop handles joined with a long arched handle, the domed cover with a bud finial, the semi-translucent stone with some russet inclusions
    The vase 6 in. (15.2 cm.) high, zitan stand


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    Provenance

    An important European private collection formed in the 19th century by a Russian nobleman and diplomat