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A RARE AND FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSE...

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Estimate: HK$500,000 - HK$700,000
ca. US$64,283 - US$89,996
Price realised:  HK$1,327,500
ca. US$170,672
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A RARE AND FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, TULU
A RARE AND FINELY CARVED SPINACH-GREEN JADE ARCHAISTIC VESSEL AND COVER, TULU QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Carved in the form of an archaic bronze colour container, tulu , the thin rectangular body with columnar corners rising from four compressed feet, the chi dragon handles suspending loose rings, the rectangular sides carved in shallow relief with a band of interlaced kui dragons, the lower part of the body is decorated with shou (longevity) characters, each enclosed by archaistic scrolls, the cover surmounted by an openwork coiled dragon supported by four smaller chilong , the well hollowed stone of a rich mottled spinach-green tone 6½ in. (16.5 cm.) wide, stand

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman Part II
Date of the auction: 27 Nov 2007
Address: Christie's
27 November 2007, Hong Kong