• Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works  auction at Christies

    Sale 2196

    Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    15 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 127

    A RARE LARGE MOTTLED OLIVE-GREEN JADE BOWL

    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A RARE LARGE MOTTLED OLIVE-GREEN JADE BOWL
    MING DYNASTY (1368-1644)
    Carved with thick, shallow sides rounding upwards from the shallow ring foot and flaring slightly to the rim, with a narrow raised band at the base of the interior walls, the semi-translucent stone of greyish-olive color suffused with fine opaque buff markings
    8 3/8 in. (21.2 cm.) diam., fitted zitan stand


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN