1149
1149
A celadon jade 'vine leaf' washer
Ming Dynasty
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 144,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1149
A celadon jade 'vine leaf' washer
Ming Dynasty
Estimate
120,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 144,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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A celadon jade 'vine leaf' washer
Ming Dynasty
naturalistically carved as a large vine leaf on a thick stem issuing two smaller leaves on the underside, the leaf delicately curling at the edges, the veins well defined with finely incised lines, with a qilong clambering on top, its tail curling as it grips the stem, the stone of a translucent celadon tone, hard wood lotus leaf and swirling wave stand
9.3cm., 3 5/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

A Ming jade washer in the shape of a lotus leaf with a frog perched on the stem is illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware (II), Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 159; and another with a cicada resting on the stem of the leaf instead of a frog, originally in the Qing Court collection and now in Taiwan, is published in Materworks of Chinese Jade in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, 1969, pl. 24.

Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art

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Hong Kong