Twin-vessel arrow holder, with scroll and bird motif low relief borders and hydra and bird high relief handles, jade. Made in China, Song/Yuan Dynasty, 960-1279.
3 3/4 x 3 in
T.J. Larkin, dealer; from whom purchased by William Burrell, 20 April 1918, £8; by whom gifted to the Corporation of the City of Glasgow, 1944.
Sir William Burrell, Purchase Book 1918, p.39: ‘Grey Jade carving in the form of twin cylinder vases. Arrow Holder Champion’.