CHINESE WHITE JADE VASE

AN EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE "WHITE" JADE VASE, the flattened baluster body carved with emblems and characters amidst stylised blossoming foliage, the neck with a band of archaistic stylised leaves containing scrolls and with mask and ring handles carved as mystical beasts, the foot with a key pattern band, the stone of even tone with very slight brown markings with a lustrous polish, Qianlong, 8.25" high

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards

AN EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE “WHITE” JADE VASE, the flattened baluster body carved with emblems and characters amidst stylised blossoming foliage, the neck with a band of archaistic stylised leaves containing scrolls and with mask and ring handles carved as mystical beasts, the foot with a key pattern band, the stone of even tone with very slight brown markings with a lustrous polish, Qianlong, 8.25″ high

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards

AN EXCEPTIONAL CHINESE “WHITE” JADE VASE, the flattened baluster body carved with emblems and characters amidst stylised blossoming foliage, the neck with a band of archaistic stylised leaves containing scrolls and with mask and ring handles carved as mystical beasts, the foot with a key pattern band, the stone of even tone with very slight brown markings with a lustrous polish, Qianlong, 8.25″ high

Provenance: The Summer Palace.
Captain James Gunter of the Kings Dragoon Guards, who was in command of “G” Troop in China in 1860 and thence by descent.

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