17 September 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 15,000
Estimate USD 15,000 - USD 20,000
AN UNUSUAL IMPERIAL DARK GREEN JADE VASE
QIANLONG SIX-CHARACTER FANGGU INSCRIBED MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
Thick-walled and of flattened pear shape with a pair of S-scroll handles flanking the shoulder, raised on a shallow pedestal foot, the stone of mottled dark green color, traces of gilding in the reign mark which is inscribed in kaishu on the base
10 7/8 in. (27.7 cm.) high
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L.S. Pan, New York, 1972.
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