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    Sale 2611

    Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

    27 May 2008, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1952

    AN EMBELLISHED MUGHAL CELADON JADE PIPE MOUTHPIECE

    Price Realised  

    AN EMBELLISHED MUGHAL CELADON JADE PIPE MOUTHPIECE
    18TH CENTURY

    The celadon jade body of cylindrical tube form, hollow at one end, with narrowed waist and an upturned flower at the other supporting a globular upper section rising to curved tip, decorated with gold-wire inlaid floral scrolls inset with unpolished diamonds, ruby-colour stones and turquoise beads, and bands of gold-wire inlaid leaf-shape inset with pearl beads
    3¾ in.(9.5 cm.) long


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