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A very rare jade Mughal tea pot


A very rare jade Mughal tea pot

Lot-No. 848

Proceeds : 24.800 €


China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Delightful transparent white-greenish jade, carved and ground. The treatment of an extreme fine and thin-walled quality. Flat shape with richly decorated wall in relief: Chrysanthemum ornaments on a foliage underground. H. 20 cm. - The emperor Qianlong (1736-1795) was a strong admirer of Mughal jades. He even wrote poems about these artefacts in order to express his admiration. Under his reign jade objects from Hindustan had a strong influence on Chinese art. Similar objects can be found in the Palace Museum, Beijing. See: Yang Boda [ed.], Chinese Jades throughout the Ages, Hongkong 1996.

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A very rare jade Mughal tea pot


A very rare jade Mughal tea pot

Lot-No. 848

Proceeds : 24.800 €

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China, Qing-dynasty (1644-1911). Delightful transparent white-greenish jade, carved and ground. The treatment of an extreme fine and thin-walled quality. Flat shape with richly decorated wall in relief: Chrysanthemum ornaments on a foliage underground. H. 20 cm. - The emperor Qianlong (1736-1795) was a strong admirer of Mughal jades. He even wrote poems about these artefacts in order to express his admiration. Under his reign jade objects from Hindustan had a strong influence on Chinese art. Similar objects can be found in the Palace Museum, Beijing. See: Yang Boda [ed.], Chinese Jades throughout the Ages, Hongkong 1996.

A very rare jade Mughal tea pot