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