Accession no: LL 9503
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Bowl with stand
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.
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.