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A WHITE JADE TWO-HANDLED 'CHILONG' VASE
PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTION
A WHITE JADE TWO-HANDLED 'CHILONG' VASE

QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER FANGGU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)

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A WHITE JADE TWO-HANDLED 'CHILONG' VASE
QIANLONG INCISED SIX-CHARACTER FANGGU MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
The vase is carved to each side with a central roundel enclosing a sinuous chilong amongst an intricate network of lotus scrolls, all encircled by further lotus sprays. The openwork handles are carved and pierced with leafy foliage. The stone is of a milky white tone with a few minor streaked russet inclusions.
10 ¼ in. (26 cm. ) high
Provenance
Acquired in Asia in the early 20th century.

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Compare the present lot to a white jade vase at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, illustrated in The Bishop Collection. Investigations and Studies in Jade, edited by George F. Kunz, New York, 1996, an illustration of which was reproduced by Christie's Hong Kong, 27 November, lot 1887. Also see a white jade covered vase with handles suspending loose rings in the Tianjin Museum Collection, illustrated by M. Tregear and S.Vainker, Art Treasures in China, New York, 1993, p.257; and another example included in the 75th Anniversary Exhibition of Post-Archaic Chinese Jades from Private Collections, S Marchant & Son, London, 2007, Catalogue, no.14.

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