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    Sale 7720

    Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Export Art

    12 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 61

    TWO SMALL YELLOWISH-GREEN AND RUSSET JADE CONG

    LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO SMALL YELLOWISH-GREEN AND RUSSET JADE CONG
    LATE MING/EARLY QING DYNASTY, 17TH/18TH CENTURY
    The smallest delicately incised around the exterior with coiled dragons, the other with well-polished surface, both of an attractive deep-yellow tone with extensive russet inclusions
    2¼ in. (5.5 cm.) and 1¾ in. (4.5 cm.) diam. (2)


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    Literature

    S. Howard Hansford, Jade - Essence of Hills and Streams, Johannesburg, 1969, nos. A31 and B11, pp. 40 and 72