Horse and monkey 马上封侯玉佩 - ROM2015_14869_4


Horse and monkey 马上封侯玉佩

Medium:Worked and polished jade
Geography: China
Date: 18th-early 20th century
Period: Qing Dynasty
2.8 x 5.2 cm
Object number: 922.42.38
Credit Line: The George Crofts Collection
Not on view
DescriptionOn greenish-white stone with tinges of rust, a horse whose legs tucked under body and head turned over shoulder with a halter, was reined by the monkey on its back, 玉质青白色。雕一卧马,马作伏卧状,回首。一猴伏于马背上,一手扶马头,另一手牵马缰。寓意马上封侯,官运亨通
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