08 novembre 2018

A pale celadon jade 'Landscape' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century

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Lot 26. A pale celadon jade 'Landscape' box and cover, Qing dynasty, 18th-19th century; 7.3 cm, 2 7/8  in. Estimate 5,000 — 8,000 GBPLot sold 37,500 £ (42,949 €). © Sotheby's.

of rectangular form with indented corners, supported on a reticulated foot, the cover carved in low-relief depicting a scholar and his attendant crossing a bridge in a mountainous landscape amidst scrolling clouds, the sides and box decorated with panels of archaistic motifs, with a poetic inscription to one side, all against a brocade ground, the smoothly polished stone of very pale celadon tone.

Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 08 Nov 2018, 10:30 AM

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