2074. A Jade Mounted Hand Mirror

Object description
A JADE MOUNTED HAND MIRROR, the metal frame bordered with ruyi-heads, enclosing a convex white jade plaque well carved in relief with a bearded sage and his attendants in a craggy mountainous setting with pine trees, the handle mounted with a jade belt hook with a finely undercut chilong crawling towards a dragon-head, the raised button on the underside of the curving shaft fitted with the metal mount incised with a floral design and supported by two 'long life' symbols, the jades 18/19th century, length c. 26 cm

PROVENANCE: From a Swedish private collection, purchased during the 1970's and 1980's in Stockholm.