A fine pale green jade imperially inscribed table screen
Qianlong, dated by inscription to 1775
The rectangular panel decorated to one side with a scene of a scholar and his attendant standing on a platform on a rocky precipice, looking out over the waters below that recede into the distance, a steep cliff rising beside them, on which is inscribed a poem by Yuan dynasty scholar Zhao Yan describing the scene they are looking at, dated Qianlong yiwei (1775), follwed by two seals, one a symbol representing the trigram qian, the other the character long, the reverse inscribed with the first part of the poem by Tang dynasty poet Zhang Ruoxu, followed by the words Qianlong yuti (imperially inscribed by Qianlong) and two seals reading Guxi and Qianlong, enclosed by a key-fret border, accompanied by a silverwire-inlaid reticulated wood stand.
23cm (9in) overall height. (2).
- Estimate should read: HK$600,000-800,000