Yuan dynasty Exquisitely worked in reticulation with a central incurving lotus leaf, surrounded by four egrets feeding amidst lotus plants, all deeply undercut with a subsidiary background pattern of plant tendrils polished to a soft luster, the matrix tinged with ochre veins and natural fissure lines along the extremities. 8.2cm wide.
The egrets and lotus form the homophone lulu lianke, which bears the auspicious blessing of 'may you continuously pass your examinations'.
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