19th Century Chinese jade table screen, The celadon jade carved in a circular shaped plaque, inlaid with colorful semi-precious stones including lapis-lazuli, carnelian, jadeite, agate, and red coral. Depicted cranes and deer in landscape scene. All set within a carved hardwood frame stand. Combining the deer and crane, which is also associated with longevity, creates the rebus liuhe, the six harmonies. The six harmonies refer to the four cardinal points of the compass and heaven and earth, and is a concise way of referring to everything on earth under heaven. Combining the deer, crane and pine tree expresses the desire that everything under heaven and throughout the earth remain evergreen, and is a wish for longevity.
Dimensions: 238.125mm Dia
Stand: 184.15mm H