Lot 42. A yellow and brown jade slender cup, Western Han Dynasty; 9.5cm (3 3/4in) high. Estimate HK$ 50,000 - 80,000 (€5,800 - 9,200). Sold for HK$ 687,500 (€ 81,567). Photo: Bonhams.
The narrow 'U'-shaped bowl, finely carved around the exterior in low relief with 'C'-shaped scrolls between wide bands of larger archaistic scrolls, the stone of varying yellow, russet and dark brown tones, the original stem missing.
Bonhams. THE SZE YUAN TANG COLLECTION OF CHINESE JADES, 11:00 HKT - HONG KONG, ADMIRALTY