A Chinese blue ground enamel circular box cast with the bajixiang, the cover inset with a white jade oval plaque from the centre of a ruyi-sceptre and carved with two scholars on a rockwork bridge in the mountains, beside a staircase beneath overhanging pine branches and above a waterfall.
Total length 5 3/4 inches, 14.7 cm.
The jade Qianlong, the box 19th century.
Provenance & Additional Information
- From the collection of James Basil Wilson and Julia Wilson and thence by descent.