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A celadon jade peach-form waterpot, Ming dynasty | 明 青玉鏤雕穿花螭龍紋桃形洗

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March 17, 03:03 PM GMT


5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot Details


A celadon jade peach-form waterpot

Ming dynasty

明 青玉鏤雕穿花螭龍紋桃形洗

the vessel surrounded by a deftly carved openwork lattice of twisted branches issuing lush flower blossoms and sinuous leaves, supporting a pair of clambering chilong flanking and peering over the rim, their fur and limbs articulated with deeply incised scrolls, dots, and linework, a smaller chilong perched nearby, the beige-celadon stone with a few fine russet fissures

Width 6 ¼ in., 16 cm

Collection of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild (1896-1987).

Gifted to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, in 1963 (acc. no. 63.6.67).


Walter N. Rothschild 夫人 (1896-1987) 收藏

1963年贈予布魯克林博物館,布魯克林 (館藏編號63.6.67)