Imperial Cloisonné & Jade: Chinese Art from The Brooklyn Museum

Imperial Cloisonné & Jade: Chinese Art from The Brooklyn Museum

View full screen - View 1 of Lot 15. A large pair of spinach-green jade 'immortals' parfumiers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 碧玉透雕松山獻瑞圖大香筒一對.

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A large pair of spinach-green jade 'immortals' parfumiers, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 碧玉透雕松山獻瑞圖大香筒一對

Auction Closed

March 17, 03:03 PM GMT

Estimate

150,000 - 250,000 USD

Lot Details

Description

A large pair of spinach-green jade 'immortals' parfumiers

Qing dynasty, Qianlong period

清乾隆 碧玉透雕松山獻瑞圖大香筒一對


each of tall tubular form, exceptionally carved in openwork and high relief with the immortals holding various auspicious attributes in a vertiginous mountain landscape, the craggy bluffs ascending in diagonal layers creating a sense of verticality and movement, with gnarled wutong and pine trees emerging from rocky outcrops throughout, and fast flowing creeks and waterfalls descending through the rockwork, one outcrop with a tiered pavilion nestled amidst the trees, another with an opening revealing a steep staircase rising to a broad platform centered with a bronze censer atop a four-legged incense stand, all framed within incised keyfret borders (2)


Height 9 ¾ in., 24.7 cm 

Collection of Robert B. Woodward (1840-1915). 

Gifted to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, in 1914 (acc. no. 14.342a-b). 


來源

Robert B. Woodward (1840-1915) 收藏

1914年贈予布魯克林博物館,布魯克林 (館藏編號14.342a-b)

John Getz, The Woodward Collection of Jades and Other Hard Stones, New York, 1913, pl. 100.


出版

John Getz,《The Woodward Collection of Jades and Other Hard Stones》,紐約,1913年,圖版100