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Pink Enameled Inkwell

Auction:
2528B
Lot:
712
Sold for:
$948$800

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 2528B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 03, 2010 9:00AM

Description:

Pink Enameled Inkwell, China, early19th century with early 20th century mounts, the globular body painted with a multitude of flower sprays borned on incised feathery leafy scrolls on a pink enameled ground, surmounted with brass stand and lids, the lid set with a jade plaque carved and pierced with chilong and bats and a jade finial, the stone of pale celadon color, ht. 5 1/2 in.
Estimate $200-300

Abrasion to the jade finial

Keywords

China, Celadon, Chinese ceramics, Chinese culture, Gemstones, Hardstone carving, Jade, Korean pottery

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