32. M4998

£15,000

Description

Chinese jade bowl and cover with gently flared rim and straight foot rim, carved above the foot with a band of stylised long leaves, repeated on the cover beneath the upright finial.

The stone pale celadon.

3 7/8 inches, 9.8 cm diameter.

Qianlong, circa 1760.

Condition

2 flaws in the body, 1 flaw on the cover.

Provenance & Additional Information

  • Sold by Louis Joseph, 28 Knightsbridge, London, 1960-1985, by repute.
  • A similar bowl and cover carved with archaic bands is illustrated by Michael Knight, He Li and Terese Tse Bartholomew in Later Chinese Jades, Ming Dynasty to Early Twentieth Century, from The Asian Art Museum of San Francisco, 106, p. 126; another bearing a Qianlong mark is illustrated by Liu Jiufang in Zhongguo Yuqi Quanji, Chinese Jade, vol. 6, no. 21, p. 11.
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