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A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
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A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
300,000500,000
LOT SOLD. 275,000 HKD
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Details & Cataloguing

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

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A WHITE JADE ARCHAISTIC VASE AND COVER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
the flattened pear-shaped body rising from a spreading foot to a waisted neck, flanked by a pair of loop handles suspending loose rings, the exterior worked in high relief with clambering chilongs atop a band of stylised taotie masks in low relief, below a band of archaistic scrolls around the neck, the domed cover with a flat top and incised with further archaistic scrolls
25.8 cm, 10 1/8  in.
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Provenance

Sotheby’s London, 1st July 1969, lot 55. 

Catalogue Note

A smaller yellow jade 'chilong' covered vase incised with a Qianlong mark and of the period, but without loose rings, formerly in the Virginia Museum of Art, was sold in our New York rooms, 24th March 1998, lot 347 (part lot), again at Christie’s Hong Kong, 3rd November 1998, lot 879 and in these rooms, 7th April 2015, lot 3630. See also an example without loose rings from the Irving Collection, sold at Christie’s New York, 20th March 2019, lot 803. A further white jade example with three clambering chilong in high relief was sold in our London rooms, 28th October 1983, lot 215.

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

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Hong Kong