3354
3354
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'CHILONG' DOUBLE-VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
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3354
A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'CHILONG' DOUBLE-VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000400,000
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A CELADON AND RUSSET JADE 'CHILONG' DOUBLE-VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
consisting of a pair of conjoined vases, one a tall archaistic cong-form vase rising from a cylindrical foot to a constricted neck and galleried mouth-rim, the exterior with raised horiziontal bands, conjoined on one side with a compressed ovoid jar surmounted by a cover with a rounded finial, the exterior of the jar skilfully decorated in low relief with rope-twist bands and rendered in the round with a pair of clambering chilong, one reaching towards the cong, the beasts portrayed with sinuous bodies and bifurcated tails, the celadon stone suffused with russet inclusions, wood stand
15.2 cm, 6 in.
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Catalogue Note

Double vases such as the present were created combining a variety of different forms, many of which referenced archaistic shapes and were embellished with popular propitious symbols. See two double-vases sold in our New York rooms, the first fashioned from yellow jade, conjoining a cong-shaped vase with a cylindrical vase, adorned in high-relief with a large dragon, and several smaller chilong amidst ruyi clouds, 9th/10th October 1987, lot 186, and a spinach-green jade version, combining an archaistic yi­-form ewer with a flattened baluster vase and decorated with lingzhi, from the collections of Sir Ernest Joseph Cassel and Lady Delamere, sold in our New York rooms, 16th March 2016, lot 399.

Important Jades, Ambers and Hardstones from a Distinguished Connoisseur

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Hong Kong