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Lot 33: AN EXQUISITE PAIR OF WHITE JADE CUPS AND STANDS Qianlong (7)

Bonhams

November 30, 2022
Admiralty, Hong Kong

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AN EXQUISITE PAIR OF WHITE JADE CUPS AND STANDS
Qianlong
Each cup of deep bell shape raised on a ring foot that sits within the circular platform centering the stand formed by eight flared petal-shaped lobes, all on a flower-shaped footrim, the finely polished semi-translucent stone of pure white tone, one stand with natural russet markings, box.
Each cup: 8.5cm (3 3/8in) diam. (2); stand: 12.3cm (4 7/8in) diam. (2). (7).

Provenance

清乾隆 白玉茶杯連蓮式盞托一對
Provenance:
A highly important private Swiss family collection, purchased in the 1950sMarchant, LondonA distinguished Asian private collection
Exhibited and illustrated:
90th Anniversary Exhibition Ninety Jades for 90 Years, Marchant, London, 2015, cat.no.85
來源:
重要瑞士家族收藏,購於1950年代馬錢特,倫敦亞洲顯赫私人收藏
展覽與著錄:
《玉器九十,90周年特展》,馬錢特,倫敦,2015年,編號85
The present pair of jade cups is elegantly decorated to best show off the superb quality of the stone which is evenly white and flawless. The floral elements of the stand are characteristic of the artistic repertoire of the period, most commonly found on Mughal-style jades. However it is extremely rare to find a pair of white jade cups and only a handful of examples appear to have been published. A closely related white jade 'shou' tea bowl with a petal-shaped saucer in the Qing Court Collection, illustrated in The World Rejoices As One: Celebrating Imperial Birthdays in the Qing Dynasty, Beijing, 2015, p.277, no.167; a pair of related white jade tea cups in the Palace Museum collection, illustrated in ibid., no.168; compare also to a pair of white jade cups and stands, illustrated in The Complete Collection of Treasures of the Palace Museum: Jadeware, Hong Kong, 1995, pp.250-251, nos.205-206. A pair of Qianlong white jade cups and stands, previously in the collection of Mrs. Florence Van der Kamp, was sold at Christie's New York, 24 March 2011, lot 1506.
白玉質,圓唇斜鼓腹收於圈足,圈足琢磨工整,與盞臺嚴合,盞臺八出菊瓣狀,花蕊起為台座,圈足隨花瓣委角,玉質白潤,打磨精細,餘無他飾,素雅高潔。
元明玉杯常帶雙耳,又有單耳者,或龍形,或花型,清代雍正帝則獨愛素工,更將有工的玉杯盞改為素器,雍正四年清檔記載「(三月)初七日員外郎海望持出白玉盃一對,白玉托一對, 奉㫖,此托着砣素,其盃耳子收拾,欽此。」見《清宮內務府造辦處檔案總匯》,北京,2007年,卷2,頁193。乾隆早期亦偏好素雅,他亦曾學其父將玉杯之雙耳磨去而改做素器,乾隆十年清檔記載...

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November 30, 2022, 12:00 PM HKT

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