~ Chinese Qing Dynasty Nephrite Jade Carving Of Two Carp ~
A large and heavy Chinese jade carving of two carp fish jumping out of the water.
The carving is of a celadon green/grey nephrite jade and dates to the Qing dynasty (1644-1912) or earlier.
The carp symbolizes success in examinations, qualifying for work and perseverance among otherthings. They are admired for their struggles against the currents.
~ Dimensions ~
The piece measures 15.5 cm (6 inches) by 9 cm (3 ½ inches) by 5 cm (2 inches).
It weighs 595 g.
~ Condition ~
The piece is in very nice condition with no damage.