A large pale celadon jade archaistic vase Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century | 清十八至十九世紀 青白玉仿古貫耳壺
A large pale celadon jade archaistic vase
Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century
shaped after an archaic bronze vessel, the pear-shaped body quartered on each side with high rounded ridges dividing the sides into four panels and flanked by two lug handles at the neck, the buff coloured jade with paler cloudy inclusions and a fine polish
24.5 cm, 9⅝ in.
Grand vase archaisant en jade céladon, dynastie Qing, XVIIIE-XIXE siècle
24.5 公分， 9⅝英寸
There are several natural veins running through the stone, one of them running into the base, a second across one handle and with an associated small chip. Minute nicks to the sharp edges of the rim, the handles and foot. Two natural flaws and scattered smaller flaws to one side of the vase. The stone with a lovely polished surface.
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Collection Pedro de Seoane Diana (1901-1988), Madrid, Spain, and thence by family descent.
Pedro de Seoane Diana (1901-1988) 珍藏，西班牙馬德里
Pedro de Seoane Diana (1901-1988), was a Spanish diplomat, first posted in Tokyo, then successively Secretary of the Spanish representation to Montevideo and Tangier before becoming Ambassador of Spain to Pakistan.
Pedro de Seoane Diana (1901-1988)，原為西班牙使館人員，初派駐東京，再派駐蒙得維的亞和丹吉爾作為西班牙總書記代表，後被命名為西班牙駐巴基斯坦大使