A rare jadeite 'boy' pillow Qing dynasty, 18th century | 清十八世紀 翠玉童子枕
Property from the Collection of Sir Run Run Shaw
A rare jadeite 'boy' pillow
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Sotheby's Hong Kong, 21st May 1987, lot 668.
See a closely related jadeite 'boy' pillow, from the Heber R. Bishop collection and was donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, illustrated in The Heber R. Bishop Collection of Jade and other Hard Stones, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1909, cat. no. 10.
可參考一相類翠玉童子枕例，為畢紹普（Heber R. Bishop）收藏，其後捐贈予紐約大都會博物館，載於《The Heber R. Bishop Collection of Jade and other Hard Stones》, 大都會藝術博物館，紐約，1909年，編號10。
The Sir Run Run Shaw Collection
Sir Run Run Shaw spent his professional life in the film and television industry, and he was a pioneer in the Chinese-language film industry. The Shaw Foundation Hong Kong, established in 1973 by philanthropist Mr Run Run Shaw, is dedicated to the development and global advancement of education, healthcare, scientific achievements and the arts. Under the guidance of visionaries Mr Run Run Shaw and his wife Mrs Mona Shaw, the Foundation has engaged and partnered with institutions, universities, hospitals and museums scattered across several continents, to bring to fruition more than 6,000 successful projects worldwide. In 2002, Mr and Mrs Shaw founded The Shaw Prize, an international award to honour individuals who achieve significant and distinguished advances in their respective fields. There are three categories to the Prize: Astronomy, Life Science and Medicine, and Mathematical Sciences, all awarded annually in Hong Kong. With a rich history of benevolence, The Shaw Foundation Hong Kong remains committed to furthering the aims of Mr and Mrs Shaw by continuing to focus widely on advancing societal progress and enhancing the quality of daily life for the betterment of society in general.