Lot 7    

White Jade Hu-Form Lidded Vase
1/27/2012 - Asian Art
Chinese, 18th century Qianlong (1736-1795) and of the period. A white jade Hu-form lidded vase, having a chain connecting the lid to the vase and two handles that each support a loose ring. The body has a smooth finish with a longevity motifs in relief; the side has an ornately carved phoenix standing on a rocky ledge and surrounded by scrolling vines; comprised of very white and highly translucent jade. Unmarked; on a compound wooden stand; ht. 10.75 in. (ht. 27.3 cm) (without stand).

Provenance:  
Purchased 10/1971 from Hartman Rare Art, Inc., NY, NY c/o Marshall Galleries, Cleveland, OH.
Estate of Richard C. Friedman, Shaker Heights, OH.


Condition:  
With one small piece broken off of the lid. Bolted to stand.

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