Chinese Nephrite Jade Covered Vase, Cherry Tree, 20 thC

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  • Item Category: Ethnic, Folk & Native American Art
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Nov 02, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House

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� � � Chinese Nephrite Jade Covered Vase, Cherry Tree, 20 th. Century � � � �
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Album Fine Early 20th Century Chinese Nephrite Jade Covered Vase. Beautifully carved cherry tree with many branches and blossoms. Fine openwork around the network of branches. Vase of flattened baluster shape with oval shaped cover, mouth rim and raised foot. Opposite side of cherry tree are a pair of three-dimensionally carved rabbits on a rock, one of which is peering upward at a butterfly on the shoulder of the vase. Natural jade color is off-white with slight celadon green tint, mottled white inclusions and some natural tan veining. Cherry blossoms are carved utilizing the natural tan color of the stone and the rabbits are carved using the natural brown color. Interior of vase is well hollowed. Beautiful glossy high polish to stone.

Height: 12.6 cm (5.0 in)

Condition: Very good. Fine glossy polish to stone. Possible tiny 3mm chip to mouth rim. Light wear to outer edge of foot rim. Please view photos below.

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Reference #: JCBV101047

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