Highly important jade bowl, engraved and dyed in the archaistic style, made during the revival period, Qing Dynasty, Qianlong, Emperor, dating ca. 1760-1780.
The bowl in fine white jade mwith veins and decorated on the side with animals and scrolls. In the bottom Chinese characters deeply engraved.
Size: ca 85 mm. in diameter and 31 mm. deep.
Condition: Choice, minimal roughness to the edge, othervise superb. Exceptional antique surfaces - a gem!
Provenance: From the estate of the widow of Tony Lee, who bought his collection of jade pieces at big London auctionhouses and dealers in the early 1950s. In 1959, the couple moved to Beijing, China, where Tony was stationed. We recently bought the jade pieces from the 90 years old Widow and everything is guaranteed ancient and as described and comes with our COA.