Property from the Brooklyn Museum, sold to support museum collections
March 17, 03:03 PM GMT
30,000 - 50,000 USD
An archaistic white jade teapot and cover
Qing dynasty, 19th century
the globular body set to one side with a handle carved as an archaistic 'biting' dragon and to the other with a short upturned spout, the body carved in low relief with a band of stylized kuilong scroll between rows of cicada lappets, all below a domed cover carved with pendent cicadas with an oblong knop incised with a leiwen band, the stone with a bright even tone and a high polish (2)
Width 6 ⅜ in., 16.2 cm
Collection of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild (1896-1987).
Gifted to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, in 1963 (acc. no. 63.6.24).
Walter N. Rothschild 夫人 (1896-1987) 收藏