A Pair of White Jade Vases

Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty
Height: 15.2cm

Each with one spherical body finely carved in Mughal style with a broad band of Indian lotus, surmounted by a cylindrical neck encircled by pendent cicada blades filled with fret pattern and stylized animal motifs, the Qianlong marks inscribed in KAISHU within the countersunk bases, the semi-translucent stone with a slight celadon tinge.