Chinese collection

Item LL 9506
view of reverse of object of item LL 9506
Pair of figures - LL 9505 and LL 9506

Accession no: LL 9506
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Disc with stand
Materials: Jade
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty
Measurements: H. 39.4 cm (with stand), D. 18.8 cm

Description: Disc, one of a pair (to LL 9505), in "mutton-fat" jade, carved in relief with buildings and groups of boys on one side. In one of the groups children are playing at dragon possession; in the other they are working in a mill. On the reverse is mountain landscape with pine trees, deer, cranes, and fungus. Displayed by slotting vertically into a black wooden base, which sit on another carved wooden base.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 780.