Another item from the collection of hardstones purchased in China in 1920 by a railroad employee, this lovely little translucent green jade or other hardstone waterdropper is in the form of a bundle of bamboo with a bamboo finial lid. The well-hollowed circular body is of green and brown hue and depicts a bundle of bamboo. The handle and spout are single stalks and the lid finial is carved as two stalks of bamboo.
From the workmanship and wear we judge this to be late Qing / Early Republic in date and a lovely example of a hard-to-find shape in hardstone.
Size: approx 9.2 cms long and 5.5 cms high to the finial. No damage, restoration or repair that we can spot.
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Antique Chinese Green Hardstone Waterdropper Scholar Item Bamboo Bundle