A celadon jade 'boy' pouring vessel, Ming dynasty | 明 青玉雕榴開百子洗
A celadon jade 'boy' pouring vessel
with rounded incurved sides and a broad, upturned floriform spout, resting on a sinuous branch issuing curved leaves and stylized blossoms that wrap around the vessel and frame the rim, with a small figure of a smiling boy perched on one stem while holding onto the sides, the stone a beige-celadon tone with scattered fine russet fissures and icy inclusions
Length 4 ¼ in., 11 cm
A repolished loss to one end of a branch and possible repolishing to one short section at the rim. The large flower has been broken off and restuck. A small loss to one tip of the other flower. A rim chip approx. 0.3 cm along and scattered minute nicks to edges.
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Collection of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild (1896-1987).
Gifted to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, in 1963 (acc. no. 63.6.40).
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