Lot 1084. A tall green and buff jade cong, Song-Ming dynasty, 12th-17th century or later; 11½ in. (29.2 cm.) high. Estimate USD 8,000 - USD 12,000. Price realised USD 9,375© Christie's Image Ltd 2010.

The mottled stone shading from blue grey to soft olive and moss green with buff veins and inclusions, the central opening drilled from both sides, satiny polish.

ProvenanceAcquired in the 1950s-60s.  

Christie'sFine Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Including Property from the Arthur M. Sackler Collections, 26 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza