Lot 211
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A WHITE JADE 'LOTUS' STEM CUP MING DYNASTY

Estimate
10,000 - 15,000 USD
Sold
15,000 USD
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Description

the flaring U-shaped cup finely carved in high relief around the exterior with two registers of lotus petals, the tips gently curling for a fluted effect, the interior of the cup smooth, all supported atop an integral slender splayed foot with a rope-twist band in high relief around the center above a band of incised pendent leaves, the base carved with the characters qian shou ('a thousand years of longevity') in seal script within a square, the stone a translucent pale beige-white color flecked with brown
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