Completely engraved large mother of pearl shell, very intricate. The carving onto the shell is a group of Japanese KOI fish surrounded by lotus flowers.
The shell was engraved by Balinese craftsmen, who have mastered the art of carving.
Comes with a black metal stand.
Koi fish are a common symbol in both Chinese culture and Feng Shui. Many of the attributes of the Koi symbolize several lessons and even trials individuals often encounter in life. The koi fish has a powerful and energetic life force, demonstrated by its ability to swim against currents and even travel upstream. Some of the characteristics associated with the koi include: good fortune, success, prosperity, longevity, courage, ambitio, and perseverance.
Koi in Feng Shui:
Its placement is said to attract auspicious abundance and prosperity into your home and life, and some opt to have multiple representations of this fish.
Width of shell: 28 cm
Height, including stand: 21.5 cm
Will be packaged with great care and shipped by registered post, using DHL Parcel (with a tracking code).
Disclaimer: Please be aware that this lot contains mother of pearl. Some regulations are in place regarding the import of mother of pearl into the USA. Please check prior to bidding. This shells full name is freshwater mussel shell.
- Grand coquillage en nacre gravée
- Gravure de poisson KOI japonais
- Période estimée
- après 2000
- Pays d’origine
- Excellent état, à peine utilisé avec des signes minimes d'usure
- 33×12×6 cm