A fine jade vase

Fine jade vase
Fine jade vase


18th century
Height: 5 3/4 in, 14.7 cm

the flattened oval-section body rises from a pedestal foot to a cylindrical neck, from which two chilong-form handles issue, and terminates in a circular-section mouth with a thickened upright lip. The stone is a translucent greenish-white tone with slight pale grey inclusions, and bears a fine polish.