This lively motif continued to be used in jade carvings through to the Qing dynasty. For an eighteenth century example, see a white jade figure from the Muwen Tang collection, sold in these rooms, 1st December 2016, lot 158. Compare also a figure, depicted holding a rattle instead of a lotus stem, in the Museum of East Asian Art, Bath, coll. no. BATEA 1218; and a figure of a boy holding a lantern on a pole, from the collection of Florence and Herbert Irving and now in the Metropolitan Museum, New York, acc. no. 2015.500.5.14.
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