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Auction: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
was auctioned on: 22 March 2019
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A RARE CARVED WHITE JADE POURING VESSEL

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Estimate: US$100,000 - US$150,000
Price realised:  US$206,250
Lot number 1759, Views: 36

A RARE CARVED WHITE JADE POURING VESSEL QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) The compressed, lobed body is raised on four ruyi -head supports, a small pouring spout on one side is spanned by a small bat with spread wings and raised on a demi-flower head handle that suspends a loose ring above a bat with outstretched, scrolling wings carved in low relief on the side of the vessel below, while on the opposite side further stylized, scrolling wings carved in low relief extend below a small bat carved in high relief on the rim. The vessel is flanked by a pair of handles finely carved as bats suspending loose rings. The well-polished stone of pale greenish-white color has a few small areas of pale, added russet color and some opaque markings in the stone. 9 in. (22.8 cm.) wide Provenance McEvoy Family Collection, acquired before 1927. Nan McEvoy (1919-2015) Collection, San Francisco, California.

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art
Date of the auction: 22 Mar 2019
Address: Christie's
New York