Chinese collection

Item LL 9522

Accession no: LL 9522
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Ornament with stand
Materials: Agate, soapstone (Steatite) and ebony wood
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 8.2 cm, W. 10.5 cm

Description: Ornament, of chalcedony, carved with branches of pine on one side, and prunus on the other. The stone is of greenish grey with tones of mauve. Stained ivory stand carved with pine and prunus patterns.

Provenance
A Lady of Title Collection; her sale, Christie's, 14 March, 1916, lot 72; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £7.3.6d.; by whom gifted the Lady Lever Art Gallery, 1922. 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. 797.