• 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 152

    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE MUGHAL-STYLE BOX AND COVER

    18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A SMALL PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE MUGHAL-STYLE BOX AND COVER
    18TH CENTURY
    Of quatrefoil form, the upright sides carved in relief with a continuous band of stylized flower stems, the cover carved overall with flowerheads centering a spherical knop
    2 5/16 in.(5.5 cm.) across


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    Compare several other small Mughal-style jade boxes of different shapes in the Qing Court Collection illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum - 42 - Jadeware (III), Hong Kong, 1995, pp. 266-69, nos. 219-22.

    Pre-Lot Text

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