|Dimensions||H-5 Dia-2.375 inches|
According to the Curator of Chinese Art this carving is of "A type of a common stone called Shoushan from various regions of China. Forming to vases set on a plum tree, a symbol of faithfulness, this piece offers the multiple functions of brush washer, paperweight, and decoration on a scholar's desk."
Chinese stone carving of pale creamy stone with red and black inclusions. Design is a bowl 2.50" diameter 1.25" high lower right with 5" tall jar in background. All this is covered by a lacy design of woods, blossoms which gives the piece depth. Both the jar and bowl have incised floral design.