Zentner Collection: Antique Japanese Tansu, Asian Works of Art
Chinese carved white jade with orange coloration areas, in the form of a bunch of lingzhi mushroom sprigs. The lingzhi symbolizes good health and longevity, as depicted in the imperial Forbidden City and Summer Palace. It is a talisman for luck in traditional Chinese culture, and the goddess Guanyin is sometimes depicted holding a lingzhi sprig. Provenance: Howard Caplain Estate

Dates 19th century Dimensions: 3 1/2" x 1 3/4" x 1"
item #1402195