A serpentine 'balsam pear' group, Early 20th century | 二十世紀初 蛇紋石雕癩瓜形水丞
A serpentine 'balsam pear' group
Early 20th century
each gourd with highly articulated ridged skin, a circular opening and hollowed interior, surrounded by broad, flat leaves and a small fruiting blossom, a round spider resting on one of the leaves, the dark green stone with yellowish and black inclusions
Length 4 ¼ in., 11 cm
Overall in good condition with minor chips and nicks to edges.
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Collection of Mrs. Walter N. Rothschild (1896-1987).
Gifted to the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, in 1963 (acc. no. 63.6.35).
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