cup

Carved jade cup with rounded sides and double ornate strap handles, standing on a low splayed footring. The exterior is decorated with a night scene with landscape carved in low relief of a man sitting inside a pavilion, looking over the river with boat and willow and pine trees by the river bank. The strap handles are engraved with a curvilinear design.

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