A LARGE PALE CELADON JADE 'LONGEVITY' WASHER, MING DYNASTY
A LARGE PALE CELADON JADE 'LONGEVITY' WASHER
the floriform basin with deep rounded sides modeled as overlapping petals, surrounded all around by an intricate network of interlacing peach branches issuing gently curling leaves, fully open blossoms and new buds, a ripe peach suspended from a slender limb at one side, sprigs of lingzhi emerging within the tangled network, the stone a pale greenish-beige color with icy passages, wood stand (2)
Length 8 in., 20.3 cm
One flower blossom on the top has lost a petal, and there are several restored breaks to the openwork design on one side, with some associated small losses. Overall with expected scattered chips and nicks to the extremities.
For more information on and additional videos for this lot, please contact Cindy.Qi@sothebys.com.
Please note that this lot includes a stand, frame or other component made from a type of Chinese hardwood, which, if exported, will require a CITES permit to leave the United States.
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING CONDITION OF A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE PRINTED IN THE CATALOGUE
Collection of William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930), and thence by descent.
William Boyce Thompson (1869-1930) 收藏，此後家族傳承