The nephrite jade carved unto a flattened baluster shape, gently waisted to the banded rim, further with domed lid supported a plain flared and flat round finial, raised on splayed foot base, with bulbous central body adorned with an ascending chilong dragon climbed toward the neck amidst ruyi clouds. Two dragon masks flanked under the rim suspending free rings on both sides. The carving is smooth, finely polished reveal pale-celadon iridescent, clean even tone, and moist milky appearance. A portion of this high-grade white Jade is considered quite rare. Expert workmanship is the absolute highlight of this gorgeous vase.
Dimension: 203.2mm H x 101.6mm W
PROVENANCE: Acquired by a private collector in Europe at a charity fund raising auction that was hosted by a prominent business leader from the Frederiksberg Denmark area. The benefactor and his corporation are recognized globally, the beneficiaries and charities to this date are ongoing contributing and enhancing to the lives of many.