Chinese collection

Item LL 9523
view of back of object of item LL 9523

Accession no: LL 9523
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Ornament
Materials: Chalcedony
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 7 cm, W. 12 cm

Description: Ornament, of mottled jade—grey, green, and black—of irregular form. Carved to represent mountains on which are deer and fungus, bamboos, peach, prunus, etc., a bat and crane-all emblems of long life and happiness.

Literature
R.L Hobson, Chinese Porcelain & Wedgewood Pottery with Other Works of Ceramic Art, London: B.T. Batsford, Ltd, 1928, No. 793.