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A YELLOW JADE 'CHILONG' WATERPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT
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A YELLOW JADE 'CHILONG' WATERPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
8,00012,000
LOT SOLD. 32,500 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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A YELLOW JADE 'CHILONG' WATERPOT
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
of lozenge form supported on a low conforming foot and drawing inward at the mouth, the gently rounded sides with three raised fillets encircling the body, the shoulder carved in high relief with two chilong playfully chasing one another around the rim, their sinuous bodies and long bifurcated tails clinging to the surface for support, their heads turned exchanging glances across the well, the stone a vibrant greenish-yellow accented with russet and gray, wood stand (2)
Length 3 3/8  in., 8.5 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 8th April 1986.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 352.

Chinese Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Florence and Herbert Irving Gift

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New York