CHRD13001 Antique Chinese Jade Mountain

Massive Jade Mountain carving, dark spinach color. Landscape scenes of bamboo groves, carved vignettes of people playing board game in one area, in another the famous seven scholars or sages fulfilling their artistic inclinations. On two surfaces of this very dense and sturdy sculpture are finely written calligraphy poetry. This impressive and powerful piece sitting on a beautiful wood stand specially made for it is a joy to gaze at. Early 20th century. Measures 9” tall (11” w/stand),  11.25” length x 6” diameter.