Translucent white nephrite carved in shape of half a gourd with a curved handle terminating in mountain goat's head, and a lotus-petal base from which acanthus leaves radiate between the lobes of the gourd.
Jade cup by Unknown Artist, 1657
© V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
- 6 x 18 x 14 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £2,000 ( Total: £9,000)
- Acquired in:
- Spink & Son
Inscribed in Persian.