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A carved jade box North India, 19th Century

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A carved jade box North India, 19th Century of circular form on a flat base, the lid carved and decorated with a band of floral and foliate motifs surrounding a central flowerhead, the sides with a floral and foliate scrolling vine 6.6 cm. diam., 3.1 cm. high Footnotes: Provenance Collection of the late Gerard Arnhold (1918-2010). Christie's, The Art of China: Featuring The Arnhold Collection, 4 September 2019, lot 70. This particular form of jade box was popular in the courts of Qing dynasty China during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A comparable round box is in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, with Chinese inscriptions, made for the Qianlong emperor (reg. 1735-96 AD) (see: Exclusive Beauty - Islamic Jades, Taipei: National Palace Museum, 2007, p. 106, 255). Another similar round box, now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has an inscription marking it as the property of the succeeding Jiaqing emperor (reg. 1796-1820) (Accession number 712:1, 2-1903). For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

A carved jade box North India, 19th Century of circular form on a flat base, the lid carved and decorated with a band of floral and foliate motifs surrounding a central flowerhead, the sides with a floral and foliate scrolling vine 6.6 cm. diam., 3.1 cm. high Footnotes: Provenance Collection of the late Gerard Arnhold (1918-2010). Christie's, The Art of China: Featuring The Arnhold Collection, 4 September 2019, lot 70. This particular form of jade box was popular in the courts of Qing dynasty China during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. A comparable round box is in the National Palace Museum, Taipei, with Chinese inscriptions, made for the Qianlong emperor (reg. 1735-96 AD) (see: Exclusive Beauty - Islamic Jades, Taipei: National Palace Museum, 2007, p. 106, 255). Another similar round box, now in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, has an inscription marking it as the property of the succeeding Jiaqing emperor (reg. 1796-1820) (Accession number 712:1, 2-1903). For further information on this lot please visit Bonhams.com For further information about this lot please visit the lot listing

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Tags: Qing, Qing Dynasty, Chinese Art by Period / Style