An extremely rare spinach-green jade 'peach' vase, meiping Mark and period of Jiaqing | 清嘉慶 碧玉九桃梅瓶 《嘉慶年製》款
Property from the De An Tang Collection
An extremely rare spinach-green jade 'peach' vase, meiping
Mark and period of Jiaqing
清嘉慶 碧玉九桃梅瓶 《嘉慶年製》款
of baluster form rising to a short constricted neck and lipped rim, the exterior of the vase decorated with a frieze of nine peaches borne on gnarled leafy stems, between borders of petal lappets enclosing lotus blooms encircling the shoulder and foot, all resting on a short footring, the base incised with a four-character reign mark, wood stand
The vase is in very good condition with just expected insignificant nibbles to the edges.
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Sotheby's London, 7th June 2000, lot 69.
A Romance with Jade: From the De An Tang Collection, Yongshougong, Palace Museum, Beijing, 2004, cat. no. 30.