A large finely-carved pale celadon jade boulder, Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo courtesy Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd.

Height 19.5 cm

Both sides finely carved with a mountain scene; the front with several riding figures on a mountain path amongst rocks and trees. The back with three other figures on a path leading to an open gate.

Provenance: Christie's London, 12th June 1989, Lot 467

Littleton & Hennessy Asian Art Ltd (stand 269) at TEFAF 2014. 14-23 march 2014 -