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    Sale 2622

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    3 December 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 2610

    A WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WHITE JADE VASE AND COVER
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The vase of rectangular-section with wide shoulders tapering down towards a narrow waisted foot, carved in shallow relief around the body with a wide band of archaistic taotie motifs between further bands of pendent lappets and lotus leaf borders around the waisted neck and above the foot, flanked by two elephant-head handles suspending loose rings, the cover with a further band of archaistic scroll below the tiered finial, the edges of the rim, cover and foot encircled by keyfret borders
    8 3/4 in. (22.3 cm.) high, wood stand


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    Provenance

    Charles Nott Ltd,April 1937
    E. J. C. Vint


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE VINT FAMILY COLLECTION


    Literature

    S.C. Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, London, 1936, pl. CIII