A white jade ‘chilong’ washer, Qing dynasty (1644-1911)

Lot 227. A white jade ‘chilong’ washer, Qing dynasty (1644-1911); 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) wide. Estimate GBP 25,000 - GBP 30,000. Price realised GBP 137,500. © Christie's Images Ltd 2018. 

The oval vessel is boldly carved in high relief with two chilong forming the handles and two further writhing chilong to its sides, while crashing waves form the base. The stone is of a pale green tone.

Christie's. Fine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art, London, 15 May 2018 - SALE 15487