Lot 55. A celadon jade 'dragon carp' vase, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 17.5 cm, 6 3/4 in. Estimate £20,000 — 30,000. Courtesy Sotheby's.
the fish with large bulging eyes and mouth open, leaping out of tumultuous foaming waves, the mouth and body hollowed, the stone of pale celadon tone, wood stand.
Provenance: John Sparks Ltd., London.
Sir Montague Burton (1885-1952).
Christie's London, 6th November 2012, lot 152.
Sotheby's. Important Chinese Art, London, 15 may 2019