• Fine Chinese Ceramics and Work auction at Christies

    Sale 2405

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections

    25 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1082

    TWO SMALL JADE WATER VESSELS

    17TH CENTURY OR EARLIER

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO SMALL JADE WATER VESSELS
    17TH CENTURY OR EARLIER
    One a translucent grey-green jade peach-form pouring vessel with deep rounded sides and a short stem at one end; the other a pomegranate-form water pot, thick-walled and of mottled whitish stone with added russet coloring
    4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm.) long, and 2½ in. ( 6.4 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Both: Desmond Gure Collection, 1968.


    Exhibited

    Both: Chinese Jades, Museum of Far Eastern Antiquities, Stockholm, 1963, nos. 174 and 141, respectively.