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    Sale 2269

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Jades from the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco

    19 March 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 628

    A RARE CARVED YELLOW JADE VASE

    18TH/19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE CARVED YELLOW JADE VASE
    18TH/19TH CENTURY
    The baluster vase of flattened form with reticulated handles encircled by two dragons contesting a flaming pearl supported on a wisp of billowing clouds on one side, the larger of the two dragons standing atop the fins of the adjacent large dragon fish, its mouth agape and left fin extended as it leaps upwards from crashing waves and rockwork forming a portion of the base
    5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired in the 1940s.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION