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Ruyi-shaped tray with decoration of peonies, pomegranate, bats, and day lilies

Marks

Carved mark: Qianlong wuchen Zhou Yi zuo (made by Zhou Yi in the wuchen year of the Qianlong reign period [1748]) 乾隆戊辰周義作

Provenance

Purchased in 1984 from Donald J. Wineman, Sand Point, NY.

Credit Line

John Ware Willard Fund

Chinese, Qing dynasty, Qianlong period, dated 1748

Accession Number

1984.418

Medium or Technique

Carved ivory

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Decorative arts