Chinese collection

Item LL 9501
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Accession no: LL 9501
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Box
Materials: Chalcedony
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 5.5 cm, W. 10.4 cm

Description: Box in the form of shell-shaped, of variegated chalcedony, carved in open-work with the character "Fu" (Happiness) surrounded by two archaic dragons. Underneath are cloud scrolls.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 798.