• Lot 251

    BARQUE EN JADE CELADON PALE

    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)

    Price Realised  

    BARQUE EN JADE CELADON PALE
    CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, EPOQUE QIANLONG (1736-1795)
    La proue et la poupe relevées, deux hommes guidant la barque au moyen de longues rames sur babord, un troisième maintenant un panier d'osier sur l'avant, un dais occupant toute la partie centrale
    Longueur: 15,3 cm. (6 in.)


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    This type of fishing boat was common on the lakes and rivers of China in the 18th and 19th centuries, and numerous carvings in jade of these vessels have survived.
    Compare with a jade boat sold in our Rooms, 23 November 2004, lot 152.

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    Post Lot Text

    A PALE CELADON JADE BOAT
    CHINA, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)