A yellow jade 'bats and longevity' inkstone
Early Qing dynasty
Beautifully worked in a rectangular form with a concave base and flaring sides, the upper surface with a sunken enclosure worked deeper towards the upper bulging extremities, further surmounted by a stylised shou character flanked by a pair of bats in flight, the stone of an attractive aureolin yellow tone, with original wood stand.
8.7cm long. (2).