1838
1838

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE 'MELON' PEBBLE WITH AN IMPERIAL INSCRIPTION

QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG PERIOD

Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 620,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
1838

PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTION

A WHITE JADE 'MELON' PEBBLE WITH AN IMPERIAL INSCRIPTION

QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG PERIOD

Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 620,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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A WHITE JADE 'MELON' PEBBLE WITH AN IMPERIAL INSCRIPTION

QING DYNASTY, YONGZHENG PERIOD

the smooth white jade pebble with russet stains, carved in the shape of a melon, framed by twisted vines and serrated leaves, one side inscribed with an inscription, signed Chun He Zhu Ren with an oval seal containing two characters Chun He


Quantity: 1
7.5 cm., 2 7/8 in.
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Catalogue Note

The inscription on this jade is translated as follows:

Beautiful jade heavenly carved,
implying abundance of children and grandchildren, happiness and success.

Yunli (1697-1743), whose hao was Chun He Zhu Ren ('the owner of spring harmony'), was the 17th son of the Kangxi emperor and younger brother of the Yongzheng emperor.

FINE CHINESE CERAMICS & WORKS OF ART

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