Lot 107
  • 107

A SUPERB WHITE JADE 'QUAIL' BOX AND COVER QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD

Estimate
2,000,000 - 3,000,000 HKD
Sold
7,135,000 HKD
bidding is closed

Description

of circular section, the flat top of the cover finely worked with two quail, one rendered perched on a rocky promontory and the other sweeping downwards, each bird superbly depicted with fine plumage, the scene further decorated with millet stems issuing from behind jagged rockwork with small lingzhi blooms nearby, all enclosed within a raised circular band repeated at the rim, the box supported on a short straight foot, the lustrous stone of an even white colour, wood stand
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