Lot 9: PALE-CREME JADE OF DOUBLE URNS WITH PRUNUS
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: Attractive pale-creme nephrite jade carved in shape of two adjacent urns, the taller urn having bulbous shoulder gently slimmed to the base, with short neck and banded rim, the dome lid topped with flower bud finial; next to smaller square shaped urn, while a branching and flowering prunus tree rising from the base climbing around both urns. The carving is superb, shows detail decoration on elaborately branching prunus. The stone displayed moist milky appearance with golden russet inclusions.
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Provenance: PROVENANCE: The items that we have the privilege of marketing for our consignor come with some history, These items are reported to have been purchased from The Revelations Antique shop operated by Kurt Kjellin for more than 40 years. The consignor on numerous business trips to New York would visit the East Village shop to find rare and unique items to add to his personal collection.
Dimensions: Dimension: 139.7mm H x 139.7 mm W Weight:707.6g
Date: Qing Dynasty