A Spinach-Green Jade Censer and Cover


Qianlong period, Qing Dynasty
Width: 13.2cm

The censer formed with rounded sides rising to an inturned mouth rim, encircled by upright lotus petal panels enclosing stylized Indian lotus sprays, the decoration repeated around the compressed domed cover surmounted by a flattened lotus flower knop, the stone of mottled green tones with areas of opaque inclusions.