Chinese collection

Item LL 9503
detail of base of object of item LL 9503
detail of side of object of item LL 9503
detail of side of object of item LL 9503

Accession no: LL 9503
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Bowl with stand
Materials: Jade
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 17. 2 cm (with stand), D. 17 cm

Description: Bowl, probably used as a brush washer, with contracted mouth, in the form of a Buddhist alms-bowl. Pure pale-green jade. Carved in high relief on the outside with bats (emblems of happiness) in clouds above a pattern of crested waves. Inside are cloud scrolls. Eleborately carved wood stand to match.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 787. S. C. Nott, Chinese Jade Throughout the Ages, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1936 (reprinted 1962), Plate CI.