A PALE CELADON JADE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' GU VASE, QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD | 清乾隆 青白玉龍鳳呈祥紋觚
10,000 - 15,000 GBP
A PALE CELADON JADE 'DRAGON AND PHOENIX' GU VASE
QING DYNASTY, QIANLONG PERIOD
carved in high relief around the tall trumpet neck with a dragon and phoenix, the dragon in pursuit of a flaming pearl surmounting the rim, all above waves and rockwork at the base, the stone of pale greenish-white tone
Height 17.4 cm, 6⅞ in.
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One side of the rim has been polished (ca. 4.3 cm long), and possibly the tip of the clouds atop.
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