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A monumental jade sculpture of a carved mythical fish escaping a large stylized net, carved water forms, ocean flora and fauna, Immortals with fish. Russet and other inclusions.
A carved jade group with russet and other inclusions, depicting a large carp fish, an important motif in Chinese mythology. Carved water forms, ocean flora and fauna, Immortals with fish. The word for "fish", yu, is a soundalike for "abundance" and "affluence," and the Chinese dragon is the leader of the fish clan.

Dimensions: 15"H x 14"L
Country of Origin: China

Condition

Age related wear.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

CHINESE CARVED JADE MONUMENTAL FIGURAL GROUP, CARP FISH

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