Lot 173. A spinach jade Mughal-style chrysanthemum bowl, Late Qianlong-Jiaqing period, 1780-1820; 6 7/8in (17cm) diameter. Estimate US$ 15,000 - 20,000 (€ 13,000 - 17,000). Unsold. © Bonhams 2001-2021
Thinly carved as a chrysanthemum blossom with three bands of narrow petals radiating from a stylized seed pod at the center well, supported on a flaring petal-form foot, the translucent green stone with pale green streaks and black inclusions.
Provenance: Roger Keverne Ltd., November 28, 2001.
Note: For a jade bowl and a jade dish of very similar type in the Qing Court Collection, see Jadeware III, The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, Hong Kong, 1995, p. 253, no. 208, for a delicate white jade chrysanthemum petal deep bowl, and p. 246, no. 201, for a spinach-green chrysanthemum petal dish similarly carved to the interior.
Bonhams. Chinese Ceramics, Works of Art and Paintings, New York, 20 Sep 2021