A carved jade table screen with nephrite stand. Qing Dynasty period. Photo courtesy California Asian Art Auction Gallery USA
Carved to one side in relief depicting a mountain scene, showing mountains, village, trees, and two elders with a child, the other side with a Chinese poem calligraphy writing, all fitted on a dark green nephrite stand, intricately carved with dotted patterns. Plaque: H: 7 1/4 in (18.5 cm) W: 5 1/4 in (13.5 cm); Stand: H: 5 1/2 in (14 cm) W: 6 3/4 in (17 cm). Estimated Price: $8,000 - $12,000
A similar jade table screen with larger dimensions (Height 34.7cm, width 23.5 cm) is illustrated in "Jade: Ch'ing Dynasty Treasures from the National Museum of History, Taiwan", Taiwan, 1997, pp. 82, no. 26.