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A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL

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Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$900,000
ca. US$64,209 - US$115,577
Price realised:  HK$620,000
ca. US$79,619
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A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL
A FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE MARRIAGE BOWL QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY The rounded sides carved in shallow relief with scrolling lotus, flanked on either side with a pair of openwork butterfly-form handles with wings outspread on the mouth rim, each of the insects with its exaggerated tail extending into a loop and suspending a loose ring, the interior carved in high relief with melons growing on leafy branches, all supported on four evenly spaced low bracket-form feet, the underside base bearing the reign mark, the stone of characteristic semi-translucent mossy green tone with areas of mottling, the base with an incised Qianlong four-character mark 11 in. (28 cm.) wide

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: The Imperial Sale Important Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art
Date of the auction: 31 May 2010
Address: Christie's
31 May 2010, Hong Kong