A finely carved and reticulated spinach green jade brush pot, Qianlong period (1736-1795)

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Lot 30. A finely carved and reticulated spinach green jade brush pot, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Estimate £60,000 – £80,000 ($86,760 - $115,680). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016. 

The vessel is intricately decorated with a continuous landscape scene, depicting a bridge, two pavilions, waterfalls, rivers, bamboo and lingzhi sprays amidst tall pine and wutong trees, supported on three short feet. The stone is of a rich green tone with paler celadon inclusions. 5 ½ in. (14 cm.) high

Provenance: Property from the Lever Collection, acquired prior to 2000.

Christie's. INSPIRED THEMES: A FINE SELECTION OF CHINESE WORKS OF ART, 10 May 2016, London, King Street