19 - 20 September 2013
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN INSCRIBED PALE OLIVE-WHITE JADE BOWL
LATE 18TH/19TH CENTURY
The deep rounded sides, which rise from the spreading foot to the flared rim, are carved in kaishu with a lengthy inscription followed by a Qianlong yu ti mark and a seal set between key-fret borders above and below. The base is decorated with a roundel of two confronted dragons surrounding a trigram. The semi-translucent stone is of pale olive-white color.
5 1/8 in. (13 cm.) diam.
Acquired in New York before 1965.
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