Jade Openwork Perfumer and Cover, China, 18th century, the box, low dish-shape, decorated with an openwork peony scroll designs, dark green stone with gray and brown marks and darker spot inclusions, the cover slightly domed, decorated with openwork peony scroll designs, encircling a pale celadon nephrite roundel openwork plaque inset on the flat center, dia. 6 5/8, ht. 2 1/4 in.
Note: Similar perfumer sold at Christie's New York, September 15, 2009; and another similar one illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum, 42, Jadeware (III), (Hong Kong, 1995),p. 51, no. 40.
Repair to cover, small chip filled in at rim, fissure on base, surface dirt on carvings, fine surface scratches to base.
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