An antique original Chinese carved mother of pearl shell plaque: a dragon chasing a huge flaming pearl. Dimensions: 16.5 x 19.7 cm. Condition: Good, despite a pupil is missing, as seen in the photos. Finely made bags became fashionable status symbols, and wealthy people frequently exchanged them as gifts.
By the late Qing period, professional workshops created pouches in matched sets, often patterned with auspicious imagery. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE CHINA QING DRAGON CARVED ENGRAVED MOTHER OF PEARL SHELL 19TH C" is in sale since Sunday, September 24, 2017. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Other Chinese Antiques". The seller is "eternality" and is located in Malmoe. This item can be shipped worldwide.