28 juillet 2019

A Mughal embellished celadon jade quatrefoil box and cover, India, 19th century

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Lot 294. A Mughal embellished celadon jade quatrefoil box and cover, India, 19th century; 7.2cm., 2 ¾ in. Estimate 6,000 — 8,000 GBPLot sold 6,250 GBP. © Sotheby's

the straight sides divided into four lobes, richly inlaid in gold with foliate scrolls, the domed cover similarly decorated with stylised floral sprays around a flowerhead with a garnet-inset centre, the stone of an even pale celadon tone.

Provenance: A Danish Royal Family Collection.

Sotheby's. Fine Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art, London, 14 May 2014


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