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Chinese Carved Articulated Shell Container
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Chinese Carved Articulated Shell Container

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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1980: Item # 1255608
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Wonderfully detailed shell open container, carved and pierced all around with twisting vines and branches bearing fruit, with carved rodent-like creatures that move loosely within the vegetation. There are areas of white in the creatures' eyes and the veins of the leaves. early 20th century Size: 2" height, 2.5" width