Chinese collection

Item LL 9510
detail of screen of item LL 9510
Pair of figures - LL 9510 and LL 9511

Accession no: LL 9510
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Belt plaque set in a table screen
Materials: Jade and wood (with silk at the back)
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 19th Century
Measurements: H. 17.8 cm

Description: Belt plaque, one of a pair (to LL 9511), of "mutton-fat" jade, elaborately carved and pierced with design of dragons in lotus scrolls. Mounted in open-work frame of carved wood, with stands in which are deer and pine tree and scroll borders.

Purchased on 25 May 1916, £105 (together with a set of four fine Chippendale mahogany carved hall chairs, with "eagle" heads and key pattern seat borders). LLAG Invoice file No. 68.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford. Ltd., 1928, No. 785.