Qing Dynasty, 18th Century
The jade is carved in the shape of two lotus leaves and a bud, their stems bound together by a sash. One lotus leaf is curled inward forming the well of the vessel. The jade is white in tone with russet patches and rests on a wooden stand.
A similar white jade waterpot carved with a peach design is illustrated in The Minor Arts of China IV, Spink & Son Ltd, p. 124, Catalogue No. 175