Chinese collection

Item LL 9516

Accession no: LL 9516
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Shallow bowl and cover
Materials: Jade and wood
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 12.5 cm, D. 23 cm

Description: Shallow bowl with slightly contracted mouth; two handles with phoenix heads and loose rings. On the sides are six ribs in relief. Greenish grey jade with patches of brown, carved in low relief on the sides with ogre heads and arabesque patterns. Pierced black wood cover with lion knob.

R. L. Hobson, Chinese Porcelain and Wedgwood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B. T. Batsford. Ltd., 1928, No. 782.