Lot overview
Auction 1124, Asian Art, 07.12.2018, 13:00, Cologne Lot 412

An interesting and rare reticulated silver fish, probably a carp. Late 19th century

 An interesting and rare reticulated silver fish, probably a carp. Late 19th century, Auction 1124 Asian Art, Lot 412

An interesting and rare reticulated silver fish, probably a carp. Late 19th century

The scaly body consists of nine hinged elements with a reticulated back fin, the head functions as a lid to a small compartment, in the mouth a gilded pearl with an eyelet for a cord. The eye pupils of facetted bluish glass.

Length 12 cm

Provenance

Purchased from Ohmura, Hamburg, November 1966

Coll. no. 835 (handwritten)

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