London, South Kensington
15 May 2008
A YELLOW JADE MODEL OF A CARP, 19TH CENTURY
the fish carved in openwork on a scrolling wave base, the head and tail slightly raised, the body curved with naturalistic details -- 4¾in. (12.1cm.) long.
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