Lot 89. A small white jade flarring spitoon zhadou, 18th century; 5.2cm (2in) high. Estimate: £ 2,500-4,000. Sold for £ 21,250 (€ 23,726). © Bonhams
Of quatrefoil form with foliate facets, the globular body rising to a wide flaring rim, supported on a short straight foot, the lustrous stone with an attractive white tone.
Provenance: acquired from Spink & Son, Ltd., London on 31 July 1979
An English private collection.
Note: Compare a slightly larger white jade spittoon, zhadou, Qing dynasty, illustrated in Studies of the Collections of the National Museum of China: Jade, Beijing, 2007, pl.260.
Bonhams. FINE CHINESE ART, London, 14 May 2015