19th C RARE Chinese Yellow jade expertly carved unto a Quadra-lobed flori form globular deep vessel, hollowed vessel, and comforting domed lid, crowned with simply bud finial. Raised on splayed foot base. Two dragon masks surmounted on the collar, creates both handles. The exterior left plain, simple design yet elegant, revealed the natural beauty and attractive color of the stones.
The nephrite jade shows olive-green iridescent, with attractive sporadic golden-russet inclusions and moist milky appearance.
Dimensions: 113.89mm H x 149.48mm W
From The Private Collections of Jean-Pierre Bradley. This special group of items were bought from an estate sale, the consignors were told that these items came from the first wife (pictured) of Jean-Pierre Bradley. Born in France and left in 1936 to become a long time resident from Georgia. A graduate of MIT in Electrical engineering was recruited to be involved in the initial planning of the first US ICBM. Throughout his life he had the opportunity to travel extensively . His travels led him to many foreign countries where he would buy treasures for his beloved wife. These items are believed to be a small part of the treasures he invested in. The Jean-Pierre Bradley's collections can be found from Lot-133 through Lot-174.