PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF PHILIP WOOD, SAN FRANCISCO
TWO SMALL WHITE JADE CARVINGS
The first an openwork carving of lotus flowers and leaves, their undersides rendered in the russet skin of the stone; the second a belt hook in the form of a lingzhi branch, with two bats in flight amidst lingzhi heads and peaches carved in openwork along the narrow shaft
1 7/8 and 4¼ in. (4.8 and 10.8 cm.) long (2)
Openwork carving: Acquired in England, 1987.
Belt hook: Grace Nicholson Collection, Pasadena, California, 1972.