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Lot 0014
Dimensions: 123.825mm H x 190.5mm W Weight: 1,040.4g Stand: 1-1/2" H

Extra ordinally, Chinese Qing natural nephrite white Jade censer. The Chinese nephrite jade craved by smooth crafts master in a bulbous deep vessel, with wide opening moot, compressed globular body, banded on the rim, emerged flanked two imperial dragon ears handles suspending free ring on both sides from the gathering lip, created sturdy handle, raised on slight splayed three foot base, and reserve bowl with huge round finial bud on the dome lid carved with Shou Chinese calligraphy. All reserved in jade stone showing pale white-cream celadon color iridescent with moist milky appearance natural inclusion along the surfaces. The exterior belly carved with scrolling rococo and interlocking ruyi, enclosed with emerge thick rings forming the cover fitting perfectly along the smooth edges on the dome lid. The dome lids carved with flowers blooms and scrolling ruyi, enclosed with huge round carved with several flying Fu-bat upward to Shou Chinese calligraphy medallion. The word bat Fu, in Chinese sounds identical to the word for luck which is a pair of homophones implied linguistic symbolism the symbolic meaning of bat is commonly recognized as good fortune in Chinese culture and meaning the five blessings, is a concept that signify a grouping of certain good fortunes and luck in Chinese culture. Three of the most important goals in life in Chinese traditional thought are the propitious blessings of happiness-Fu, professional success or prosperity-Lu, and longevity-Shou These are visually represented by the three "star gods" of the same names (Fu, Lu, Shou), commonly depicted as three male figurines is instantly recognizable. "He holds in his hand a large peach, and attached to his long staff are a gourd and a scroll. The stag and the bat both indicate Fu happiness. The peach, gourd, and scroll are symbols of longevity. The ideograph may appear alone or be surrounded by flowers, bats, or other good luck symbols, but will always hold a central position. Longevity is commonly recognized as one of the Five Blessings ( longevity, wealth, health, love of virtue, a peaceful death) of Chinese belief. And Ruyi a wish for success without any obstacles , according to wishes, signifies good wishes for future prosperity, It is often used as a decorative motif in embroidery and hardwood lattices good fortune It may have come from the Buddhist tradition and came to symbolize wealth and power. Elegantly and smooth presented upon a carved Zitan hardwood stand with scrolling interlocking tendril, flowers blooms interspersed fresh foliage, created Majestic jade censer. A portion of this high-grade Jade is considered quite rare. The Expert workmanship is the absolute highlight of this gorgeous nephrite jade screen, a portion of this natural jade is considered quite rare. Elegant jade vessel, with very fine relief encircling the entire outer surface. Highly polished stone, showing a pale celadon hue. Relatively Uniform milky coloration with a tinge of variation in hue. Translucent properties are present as light strikes the unblemished basin. Brilliant luster with very precise. The jade showing pale-celadon color iridescent with moist milky appearance natural inclusion along the surfaces.


LOT NOTES:

Jade is precious not because it is rare, but because the quality of jade corresponds to virtue. It relates to such virtues as benevolence, wisdom, righteousness, propriety, loyalty, and trustworthiness, and it also corresponds to the ways of the heaven and earth. Jade is mild and gentle, just like a benevolence. Jade has a fine texture yet it is solid, just like a wise person; with a careful, meticulous and thorough way of handling things. Though jade has edges and corners, it is not sharp and will not hurt others, resembling a sense of justice and uprightness. When the jade is hung, it symbolizes polite restraint and prudence. When it is struck, it releases a clear and spirited sound like music. Though jade is beautiful, blemishes do not obscure its merits. Just like loyalty, it is without bias and without the need to conceal. In addition, the color of jade can be seen from all angles. Just like trustworthiness, a person's behavior is consistent with words. Even in a darkened room, a person is trustworthy and does not cheat others. Jade is crystal like, glittering and translucent as a white rainbow, like the white clouds of heaven, which harmonize the heavens and correspond to heavenly principles. The spirit of the jade can be seen in the landscape, like ‘when jade lies in a deep pool, it makes the river enchanting. When jade rests on the mountain, the grass becomes luxuriant.’ Wherever located, it is bound to have an effect, just like a noble demeanor can harmonize many things and benefit the whole region. People everywhere cherish jade, which is because people respect and admire virtue. The noble virtues are the manifestation of heavenly principles.

Condition

Over all in EXCELLENT condition.
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Dimensions

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Starting Bid

$1,000

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JADE LIDDED TRIPOD CENSER ON STAND

Estimate $5,000 - $7,000
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