Two Female Figurines
Two female figurines (Chinese, Qing Dynasty, 18th century) composed of carved green jade, each is raised on a removable ivory base. The female figures, representing deities (possibly a representation of Guanyin), are dressed in flowing robes, and each holds a vase in their hands, by their feet is a raised lotus bud and they stand on lotus mounds. The ivory bases are carved with scrolling waves and aquatic creatures such as turtles, frogs, fish, crabs, and shells.
.1a-b = 11" x 4.5" x 2.75"
.2a-b = 10.75" x 4.5" x 2.5"
Gift of the Estate of Mr. and Mrs. Edward J. Berwind, II, 2008.
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