White Jade Double Gourd Coupe/brushwasher Fine

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Description

A Fabulous Chinese Carved White Jade Double Gourd Shaped Coupe Or Brush Washer. Carved With Vines And Leaf Decorations. Finely Carved With Sharp Details And A Soft Patina.

Dimensions

6 1/2" Long x 3 1/2" Wide x 2" High

Provenance

From A Southern Collection

Notes

For A Similar Antique Example: The Illustrated Record Of The Stanley Nott Collection Of Chinese Jades, By Stanly Charles Nott, 1942. Page 370 Plate LXXXII - Specimen No. 72. Described As: A GOURD-SHAPED MARRIAGE BOWL made to hold the water used to purify the hands of participants previous to their supplicating the Ancestral Influences. Dated As: Yung-cheng, 1723-1735 A.D. See Last Illustration For A Picture From This Book For Another Similar Example: Sotheby's New York - September 11-12, 2012 - Lot #351: A WHITE JADE BRUSHWASHER QING DYNASTY, 18TH CENTURY carved in high relief and openwork in the form of a hollow double-gourd borne on gnarled branches issuing large leaves and curly vines, with two bats in flight, the semi-translucent stone of even tone with creamy-white and brownish gray inclusions, wood stand (2) Length 6 1/8 in., 15.6 cm Which Relaized $40,000.

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