THE PROPERTY OF VARIOUS OWNERS
QIANLONG FOUR-CHARACTER CARVED MARK AND OF THE PERIOD (1736-1795)
A WELL-CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL
Qianlong four-character carved mark and of the period (1736-1795)
The interior finely carved with two butterflies hovering above a branch of tree peony and lingzhi fungus and the exterior of the deep rounded sides with a frieze of lotus scroll, the intricately carved butterfly and lotus blossom handles suspending loose rings, the slightly translucent stone of bright green color
10 3/8in. (26.4cm.) across handles, wood stand
Collection of the Hon. Mrs. M. L. Buller, Christie's, London, 7 May 1962, lot 114.