• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 7762

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 27

    A PALE CELADON JADE HEXAGONAL VASE

    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A PALE CELADON JADE HEXAGONAL VASE
    QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-95)
    The slightly flattened body delicately carved with a large central stylised taotie mask between two further stylised monster masks at the corners, the waisted neck with archaistic geometric motifs and archaistic dragon handles on either side
    7¼. in. (18 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    S. Bulgari, Rome.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A EUROPEAN GENTLEMAN
    (LOTS 27 - 34)