A large spinach jade vase and cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 碧玉番蓮八吉祥紋活環耳蓋瓶
A large spinach jade vase and cover
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period
of flattened baluster form resting on a stepped foot, carved around the sides in relief with the Eight Buddhist Emblems scattered among flowering leafy lotus stems, the shoulders carved with upright lappets, set with a pair of lotus flower handles supporting loose rings, the stone of mottled deep green colour, the cover a slightly darker tone
31.2 cm high
There are some minute nicks to the raised parts and edges overall.
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