A rare pale celadon jade teapot and cover, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 青白玉仿古獸面紋茶壺
8,000 - 12,000 GBP
A rare pale celadon jade teapot and cover
Qing Dynasty, Qianlong period
of small size, finely carved on the flattened sides with bands of archaistic designs, the spout issuing from a dragon mask opposite a loop handle, the cover similarly decorated, the stone of even greenish white tone
18 cm wide
There are some small nibbles to the edge of the rim and a few natural inclusions. The actual colour is of a slightly more pale celadon tone compared to the illustrated images.
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