A Chinese jade carving shaped as a lotus pod and carved and incised with prunus flowers, the endless knot and a bird in flight. The stone is of grey celadon mottled with russet. Dating to 17/18 C., this is an elegant composition of auspicious symbols rendered superbly. size: 2 1/2 inches x 3 inches x 1 1/5 inches thick. ( 6.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.5 thick). condition: excellent, no damage.