A fine jade box and cover

Jade box and cover
Jade box and cover


18th century
Diameter: 3 1/2 in, 8.9 cm

of circular form and supported on a low foot ring. The cover is worked in low relief with a medallion of lotus flowers on a scrolling leafy stem. The stone is a fine greenish-white tone and bears a lustrous polish.

Formerly in an English private collection and purchased from Messrs Spink, London, in 1979.