WFE 78 A fine white jade 'Lingzhi' pendant

18th century

The pendant is pierced and worked as a lingzhi, the stem issuing a smaller lingzhi. Two bats in low relief are perched on a flowering branch of prunus growing from the top towards the back. The stone is of an even white colour.
Length 5.2 cm

Provenance: An old Dutch private collection acquired in the 1930s

Works of Art > Early Bronzes