Chinese collection

Item LL 9527

Accession no: LL 9527
Object type: Jade, Hardstone and Glass
Name: Figure of a boy
Materials: Rock crystal and smoky quartz
Place made: China
Date made: Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
Measurements: H. 6 cm, W. 5.5 cm

Description: Figure of a boy. Rock crystal figure holding a tortoise, which can be removed, between his hands.

Jeffery Whitehead Collection; his sale, Christie's, 11 August, 1915, lot 746; purchased by Frank Partridge for Lever; £5.10s (for the whole lot); by whom gifted to the Lady Lever Art gallery, 1922.