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A VERY RARE PALE CELADON JADE SQUARE BRUSHPOT

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Estimate: HK$1,500,000 - HK$2,000,000
ca. US$192,745 - US$256,994
Price realised:  HK$3,480,000
ca. US$447,169
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A VERY RARE PALE CELADON JADE SQUARE BRUSHPOT
A VERY RARE PALE CELADON JADE SQUARE BRUSHPOT QIANLONG PERIOD (1736-1795) Intricately carved on the four facets with differing scenes of figures in landscapes with pavilions set amidst mountains in the distance, the first depicting fishermen under a willow tree, hauling up their catch, the second scene with peasants carrying bundles of sticks up a winding mountain pass, the next with a boy riding a buffalo while flying his kite, and the last facet with a scholar reading in a pavilion and his assistants preparing tea on the banks of a river, the brushpot raised on four tab feet at the corners, the stone of a very pale celadon tone with a few russet inclusions 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm.) high, stand

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Christie's
Title: Important Chinese Jades from the Personal Collection of Alan and Simone Hartman
Date of the auction: 28 Nov 2006
Address: Christie's
28 November 2006, Hong Kong