Chinese collection

Item LL 9513

Accession no: LL 9513
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Figure of Putai Heshang with stand
Materials: Amethyst
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, Late 18th Century
Measurements: H. 9.7 cm (with stand), W. 12.2 cm

Description: Figure of Putai Heshang seated on a rock, petting a lion. Carved wood stand.

Provenance
A. W. Stiff Collection; his sale, Christie, 25 July 1916, lot 92, purchased by Frank Partridge & Sons for Lever, £13.13s.0d. (for a figure of Putai Heshang in Matrix-of-amethyst and a figure of Putai Heshang in soapstone). Originally bought for the Hulme Hall. LLAG Invoice file No. 67.

Literature
R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford, Ltd., 1928, No. 801.