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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2628

    A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL

    Price Realised  

    A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL
    QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER INCISED MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

    The interior finely carved with two butterflies hovering above a branch of tree peony and lingzhi fungus and the exterior of the deep rounded sides with a frieze of lotus scroll, the intricately carved butterfly and lotus blossom handles suspending loose rings, the slightly translucent stone of bright green colour
    10 3/8 in. (26.4 cm.) across handles, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Previously from the collection of the Hon. Mrs. M. L. Bullen, sold at Christie's London, 7 May 1962, and sold again at Christie's New York, 18 September 2003, lot 114.


    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN