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A large finely carved jade alms bowl

Late Ming / Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century

Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 21,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT
17
A large finely carved jade alms bowl

Late Ming / Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century

Estimate
30,00040,000
LOT SOLD. 21,600 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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A large finely carved jade alms bowl

Late Ming / Qing dynasty, 17th / 18th century

of globular form with exceptionally thick rounded sides, carved to the exterior with two large scaly five-clawed dragons in fierce pursuit of a single 'flaming pearl', against a ground of swirling clouds, the stone of greyish-green tone touched with areas of brown and white opaque inclusions, wood stand (2)


Quantity: 2
Diameter 6 3/4 in., 17.3 cm
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Catalogue Note

See a jade bowl carved with the design of two dragons amidst stylized clouds, from the Qing court collection, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum. Jadeware (III), Hong Kong, 1995, pl. 165; and another related example of a jade bowl decorated with five dragons in dense clouds, also in the Palace Museum, Beijing, included in Zhongguo yuqi quanji, vol. 6, Shijiazhuang, 1993, pl. 333.  Compare also a similar bowl sold in our London rooms, 17th November 1999, lot 801.

The Concordia House Collection: Fine Chinese Jades and Important Works of Art from a Midwestern Family

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New York