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Lot 67. A Mughal style green jade bowl, Jiaqing period, circa 1800; 16cm diam (wooden base). Sold for US$9,562.50 (Estimate US$2,500 - 3,500)© Bonhams 2001-2023

With deeply rounded sides and short ring foot, well-carved in shallow relief on the exterior a frieze of eight quad-foiled cartouches of roses in full bloom, with a band of flowering vines above and a band of linked tri-petal florets below, the recessed base carved with a single stylized floret with crosshatched center, the interior plain, the softly polished stone with natural inclusions.

ProvenanceFrom an English private collection
Bonham's London, 13 May 2010, lot 117.

Note: Compare the similar green jade bowl in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, illustrated in the Catalogue of a Special Exhibition of Hindustan Jade, Taipei, 1983, pp. 132-133, no. 4.

Bonhams. J. J. Lally & Co. Fine Chinese Works of Art, New York, March 20, 2023