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Lot 161: CARVED CHINESE JADE URN INSIDE ORIGINAL HARDWOOD BOX
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The fine Chinese jade finely carved in a quatrefoil flori-form lobed baluster shape, the tall bulbous body gently rounded upon splayed countersunk foot base, with faceted shoulder rising to waisted neck to flaring rim. The dome lid supported pair of Fu dog finial. Two descending Fu-dog shaped handles flanked on the neck. The finely polished nephrite jade displayed pale-celadon even tone iridescent, with moist milky appearance. Displayed upon a carved hardwood stand and elegantly presented inside the fitted hardwood box, with inner cushion wrapped in purplish metallic thread silk. Bright red-ribbon accents banded before the inner pedestal.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: From the heirs of Sir john Dorrington and the Vosper estates from Stroud Gloucestershire these items were purchased by a prominent antiques collector in 2008. Seeking historical and collectible items he attended numerous auctions and estate sales in the area as well as from nearby countries. Sometimes finding a rarity sometimes just the camaraderie of fellow collectors.
Dimensions: Dimension: 254mm H x 101.6mm W ; (only Stand): 1-5/8" H (Box): 14" H x 7" W Weight (Jade): 586.3g
Date: Qing Dynasty