19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 217,000
Estimate USD 60,000 - USD 80,000
A RARE WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
Of lobed oval section, the body carved in shallow relief with interweaving archaistic motifs and in medium relief with ascending chilong repeated between archaistic blades on the neck which flares in a gentle curve to the petal-carved rim above a pair of loop handles suspending loose rings and surmounted by dragon masks flanked by ribbon-like wings incised with keyfret, the whole raised on a foot of conforming outline, the stone of pale greenish-white tone with snowy inclusions
5¼ in. (13.3 cm.) high, wood stand
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The Property of a Nobleman; Christie's, London, 6 December 1993, lot 207.
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