From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

Object Number C676A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made Qing Dynasty
Section Asian
Materials Jade | Ivory | Teak
Iconography Lady | Deer

Grey green and bright green jade, rind of boulder remains on left side and bottom. Lady with deer. One of a pair (C676 and C677). On ivory plaque on a teakwood stand. C676 and C677 are from same boulder of jade. Probably a wedding gift with meaning of good wishes (ruyi), prosperity (deer) and long life (fungus and pine).

Credit Line Purchased from Wanamaker's Department Store; subscription of Eldridge R. Johnson, 1927

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