A magnificent and important documentary pale green jade mountain
18th century, dedicated by Li Hong Zhang to Prince Gong
The magnificent and large jade boulder carved as a mountain peak, boldly carved in high relief with four sages and an attendant on a narrow ledge above a stream, amidst a mountainous landscape with pine and wutong trees, the reverse with bare rocky cliffs and pine trees, with a nine-character inscription incised on an overhanging precipice retaining traces of gilt, reading: Jin Feng Gong Qin Wang Chen Li Hong Zhang (Humbly Presented [to] Prince Gong [by] Minister Li Hong Zhang); together with a carved wood stand.
14½in wide; 7in high (2).
Chinese Works of Art
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