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    Sale 2027

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    17 September 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 282

    A WELL-CARVED GREENISH-WHITE AND PALE BROWN JADE RHYTON

    SONG/MING DYNASTY, 12TH-16TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WELL-CARVED GREENISH-WHITE AND PALE BROWN JADE RHYTON
    SONG/MING DYNASTY, 12TH-16TH CENTURY
    The well-hollowed vessel finely carved around the exterior with bands of archaistic designs, the handle carved in relief as a sinuous chilong with long curling tail, the base inscribed with a four-character seal reading Yong chang er lu (Eternal prosperity and emolument)
    4 7/8 in. (12.3 cm.) high


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from a Private American Collection


    Exhibited

    Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, 1977-1987.