Lot 27
  • 27

A WHITE JADE DRAGON AND PHOENIX VASE AND COVER QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
80,000 - 120,000 GBP
Sold
273,000 GBP
bidding is closed

Description

the flattened baluster body delicately carved in relief to the front face with a round panel enclosing a ferocious scaly dragon writhing amongst scrollwork, the reverse with a similar panel enclosing a phoenix, the waisted neck framed with elaborate phoenix-head handles supporting rings, with a thin archaic band and key-fret below the rim, and similar bands above the spreading foot, the domed cover with further archaistic and keyfret bands below the oval knop, the stone of a pale celadon/white colour with a dark brown flaw to one side, inlaid wood stand 
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