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Property Sold to Benefit the Acquisition Fund of the Speed Art Museum

A pale celadon jade 'boys' vase, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period | 清乾隆 青白玉童子紋方觚

Auction Closed

March 23, 06:46 PM GMT


30,000 - 50,000 USD

Lot Details


A pale celadon jade 'boys' vase

Qing dynasty, Qianlong period 

清乾隆 青白玉童子紋方觚

Height 5⅜ in., 13.7 cm

Collection of Dr. Frank Kramer.

Sotheby's New York, 28th-29th September 1989, lot 512.

Collection of William H. and Sophia H. Harrison.

Gifted to the Speed Art Museum, Louisville, in 2000 (acc. no. 2000.13.10).

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2000年贈予Speed藝術博物館,路易斯維爾市 (館藏編號2000.13.10)

Compare a similar Qianlong example of two boys flanking a gu-form vase, but of larger size and accompanied by a dragon, sold in these rooms, 19th March 2007, lot 649. See also two other vases of larger size attributed to Qianlong period, one depicting Hehe Erxian, sold in these rooms, 13th-14th November 1972, lot 44; and the other depicting Liu Hai with three other attendants encircling an ovoid vase, sold in our Hong Kong rooms, 17th November 1975, lot 299.