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Chinese Boxwood Toggle 19th Century

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900: Item # 1245910
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Intricately carved with a three legged toad (wealth) resting on a leaf, next to a lotus pod with movable hardwood seeds, under the leaf a spider and another insect and two frogs on the stem of the lotus pod. H. 3,5 cm, diameter 5 cm. For a similar toggle: Margaret Duda-Traditional Chinese Toggles, page 79, fig. 452. Beautiful wear and patina.