Chinese Gemstone Table Screen on Stand Squirrel
This is a Table Screen, made in China in the late 19th century. It is hand carved circular disk, made from a green hard stone, carved applied hard stones, carnelian, amethyst, agate, and a glass gold stones. It depicts a Squirrel running up the the tree of hanging fruit. The disk fits tightly on a hand carved wooden stand. This beautiful table top object of art, was made to display on the table for viewing, to admire, and produce a serene feeling. It has a light incense smell. The disk lifts off the stand. In good condition it measures 9 inches tall, the base is 5 ¾ inches wide, the disk is 5 inches in diameter.