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    Sale 2388

    Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II

    27 November 2007, Hong Kong

  • Lot 1534

    AN UNUSUAL PALE CELADON INSCRIBED JADE BOWL

    Price Realised  

    AN UNUSUAL PALE CELADON INSCRIBED JADE BOWL
    QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY

    The steep, incurved sides intracately carved and pierced with gnarled openwork blossoming prunus branches and delicate blossoms enveloping the exterior and base, the interior gilt-incised with the "Three Friends of Winter", pine, prunus and bamboo branches around a poem framed within double borders, the translucent stone of a pale celadon tone with some opaque inclusions cleverly concealed by the gilt decoration
    7.1/in. (18 cm.) diam., stand


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    Provenance

    T. Y. Chao Collection sold at Sotheby's, Hong Kong, 18 November 1986, lot 178


    Literature

    Robert Kleiner, Chinese Jades from the Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman, Hong Kong, 1996, no. 95


    Exhibited

    Christie's New York, 13-26 March 2001
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, August 2003 - December 2004