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VASE RHYTON EN JADE BLANC ET ROUILLE SCULPTE
VASE RHYTON EN JADE BLANC ET ROUILLE SCULPTE

CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, DATE DE L'ANNEE BINGWU DU REGNE DE L'EMPEREUR QIANLONG CORRESPONDANT A L'ANNEE 1786

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VASE RHYTON EN JADE BLANC ET ROUILLE SCULPTE
CHINE, DYNASTIE QING, DATE DE L'ANNEE BINGWU DU REGNE DE L'EMPEREUR QIANLONG CORRESPONDANT A L'ANNEE 1786
The vessel is carved to the exterior in low relief with a winged mythical beast surrounded by archaistic spiral patterns, all below a band of C scrolls. The stone is of a very pale milky tone with areas of the orange-russet skin remaining to the exterior. There is an imperial inscription to the interior; minor polish to rim.
4¾ in. (12.1 cm.) high
Provenance
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 25 April 2004, lot 111
The property of a Nobleman
Post Lot Text
AN INSCRIBED WHITE AND RUSSET JADE ARCHAISTIC RYTHON
CHINA, QING DYNASTY, DATED TO THE BINGWU YEAR OF THE QIANLONG REIGN CORRESPONDING TO 1786 AND OF THE PERIOD

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