8 November 2005
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY OF TITLE
A SPINACH JADE FLATTENED BALUSTER VASE AND DOMED COVER
Carved with two openwork chilong handles flanking the waisted neck, the body decorated in high relief with three lotus blooms borne on leafy scrolling stems, between upright and pendent stiff leaves around the neck and the spreading base, the high domed cover with an openwork dragon finial above buckle-shaped motifs
16 1/8 in. (41 cm.) high
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S. Howard Hansford, Jade. Essence of Hills and Streams, London, 1969, no. D8, p. 123.
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