12-03-2010 12-04-2010
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2528B Boston
December 3, 2010 09:00 AMCalender

Jade Flower Pot in a Champleve Enameled Planter

Auction: Asian Works Of Art - 2528B Location: Boston Date / Time: December 04, 2010 9:00AM


Jade Flower Pot in a Champleve Enameled Planter, China, 19th century, with chalcedony, semi-translucent white jade, and gray/spinach green jade forming the flowers and the leaves, the branches issuing from a rectangular celadon white jade pot, further set in a hexagonal planter finely and elaborately enameled with stylized lotus blossoms borne on leafy meanders and inset with four pale celadon jade plaques carved and pierced with figurative group amidst flower scrolls, supported on four ruyi shaped feet, Qianlong six-character mark carved to the copper base, with stepped fitted rosewood stand, each layer finely carved in openwork with cartouches enclosing classic scrolls and auspicious symbols, ht. 10 3/4 (flowerpot), dia. 8, ht. 4 (champleve planter), overall ht. approx. 14 1/2 in.
Estimate $500-700

Repair to the stand


Jade Flower Pot, China