Large Spinach Green Jade Basin, 19th Century
Of quatrefoil shape with a flat rim and a pair of carved lingzhi ring handles to either side, the whole supported on four short feet, the stone of a dark spinach green colour with inclusions of white
width 14.4" — 36.5 cm.
Chinese Porcelain and Works of Art from the Estate of David Blyth Hanna (1858-1938), Toronto. (Lots 203-219)
Mr Hanna was a railway executive who became the president of Canadian National Railways in 1919, maintaining his position until 1922, when he was appointed the first chairman of the Liquor Control Board of Ontario (LCBO).