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Lot 80: EGGPLANT QIEZI AND BAT FU
19 November 2016
Vienna, Vienna, AustriaLive Auction
Jade. China, Qing to Republic
Hand stone jade with depiction of an eggplant, in China having a more elongated form and symbolically expressing the wish for clerical status. The bat is one of the most common symbols of luck in China, together with the eggplant for fortune and secure affluence ...
LENGTH 6,8 CM
From an Italian collection