Porcelain, moulded in the form of Liu Hai dangling a string of cash to as rather grumpy looking toad. The toad is 3 legged and Liu Hai is depicted with one foot on the mythelogical 3 legged toad and holding a ribbon with 5 gold coins attached to it. Liu Hai was a Minister of State in the 10th Century.



Robert Hall January 2007

Derek Shepherd, The Heriot Collection: Volume II, 2023, fig 49

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