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A FINE WHITE JADE FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER

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A FINE WHITE JADE FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE AND COVER
QIANLONG

The body well polished and carved in relief with a flying crane holding a lingzhi just below the sloping shoulder with dragon-mask and loose-ring handles, a large crane standing on rockwork holding a lingzhi spray carved in the round to the side of the stepped base, the domed cover carved with a coiled dragon issuing a pearl, vapor and lingzhi, the stone of magnificent even white tone, some branches possibly missing--10in. (25cm.) high, mounted but not pierced as a lamp, probably on a Farmer base, the lamp with amethyst pulls and simple jade finial--23¼in. (57.1cm.) high overall
Provenance
William Boyce Thompson
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