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A SUPERB WHITE JADE VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT
132
A SUPERB WHITE JADE VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
Estimate
400,000600,000
LOT SOLD. 500,000 HKD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee II

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A SUPERB WHITE JADE VASE
QING DYNASTY, 18TH – 19TH CENTURY
the flattened ovoid body rising from a stepped foot to a short neck and lipped rim, flanked by a pair of bat handles, the body delicately worked on each face in shallow relief, depicting a pair of fish and a beribboned musical chime (qing) suspended from a wan symbol, similarly decorated to the sides with stylised cloud scrolls above cresting waves, the stone of an even white tone with occasional cloudy inclusions
12.3 cm, 4 7/8  in.
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Catalogue Note

Jade vases of this form and with bat handles modelled in the round are unusual; compare a larger octagonal vase carved on the body with a related motif of a bat, fish and a chime, from the De An Tang collection, included in the exhibition Romance of Jade, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 57.

Important Chinese Art from the Collection of Sir Quo-Wei Lee II

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Hong Kong