11 November 2015,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 4,750
GBP 3,000 - GBP 5,000
AN ARCHAISTIC PALE CELADON JADE 'CHILONG' CUP
QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795)
The archaistic yi-shaped cup is carved to the exterior in low relief with a chilong below a keyfret border to the mouth rim. Another chilong forms the handle. The stone is of a pale tone with some minor russet inclusions.
5 ¼ in. (13.3 cm.) wide, wood stand
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