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A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' HANGING VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 250,000 HKD
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155
A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' HANGING VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
200,000300,000
LOT SOLD. 250,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee

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A WHITE JADE 'CHILONG' HANGING VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, LATE 19TH CENTURY
the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a flared foot to an everted rim, flanked by a pair of dragon handles suspending loose rings extended to form a chained handle, the exterior worked in high relief with five clambering chilongs, surmounted by a domed cover with a finial formed from intertwining chilongs with lingzhi sprigs in their mouths, the stone of an even white tone
32.8 cm, 12 7/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby’s New York, 27th/28th April 1967, lot 88.

Catalogue Note

A hanging vase with chilong attributed to the Qianlong period, was sold in these rooms, 11th April 2008, lot 3099. Compare also a 19th-century example carved with a chilong on the body and attached by a chain to a further chilong on its cover, sold in our London rooms, 7th December 1993, lot 106.

Ceramics and Jades from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee

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Hong Kong