White - Pale Yellow Jade Carp 17th/18th Century

Regular price $35,000

Fish and Carp have been seen in Chinese Art since neolithic times.  Their style has evolved over time and the perfection of realism in the Ming Dynasty.  Our example is a pale yellow/white color with deep sharp carving completely resembling a real fish. The carp is known for its strength and bravery. The reverse side with mushroom design. The mushroom is a symbol of health and longevity.  Approximately 4" long x 2 1/8" high x 1" deep. 17th/18th Century.