London, South Kensington
9 November 2007
A white jade vase and cover
of tapering square-section with fluted corners and angled shoulders rising to the galleried rim, flanked by a pair of dragon-head loop handles, the tapering cover flanked by C scrolls and surmounted by a rectangular knop, supported on a conforming splayed foot, carved with panels enclosing poetic inscriptions and prunus, bamboo, orchid and floral sprays, the stone of of an even grey-white tone with white inclusions -- 6 1/8in. (15.5cm.) high, wood stand.
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