Chinese Celadon Jade Ewer
The lobed pear shape body supported on a slightly spread foot, set to one side with a 'S' curved handle with a clamboring chilong, the gently curved spout issuing from the mouth of a mythical beast and joined to the body by a lingzhi fungus strut, the body with overlapping petal shaped cartouches enclosing figural scenes and stylized calligraphy all below sprays of prunus, bamboo, and between incised keyfret bands, all surmounted by a conforming domed lid with knop form finial, the semi-translucent stone a mottled grayish celadon tone with cloudy white and chestnut inclusions, fitted wood stand. Height overall 9 1/8 inches.
C Property from a Private Minneapolis Collection
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