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A CELADON JADE 'SCHOLAR'S RETREAT' PARFUMIER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
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LOT SOLD. 35,000 USD
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A CELADON JADE 'SCHOLAR'S RETREAT' PARFUMIER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 35,000 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 CELADON JADE 'SCHOLAR'S RETREAT' PARFUMIER
QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY
of tubular form carved in openwork and high relief with a vertiginous mountain landscape, the craggy bluffs ascending in diagonal layers creating a sense of verticality and movement, gnarled wutong and pine trees emerging from rocky outcrops throughout, one side with a bearded scholar ambling toward a balustraded pavilion followed by an attendant carrying a qin, a smaller pavilion perched on a high cliff above the travelers, each end with a disc-shaped jade cap, one forming the detachable cover, the stone an even pale celadon tone, wood stand (3)
Height 6 3/4  in., 17.2 cm
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Provenance

Spink & Son, London, 30th September 1982.
Collection of Florence (1920-2018) and Herbert (1917-2016) Irving, no. 407.

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

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New York