Cleverly carved using the various color shades in the material to depict a double-gourd surrounded by large wine leaves, its tendrils, and a bat as symbol of luck sitting on top.
Weight: 29,3 grams
Dimensions: Height 4,5 cm
Condition: Excellent with two tiny chips and some natural flaws
Provenance: Unite Kingdom private collection
Auction result comparison: ARTS D'ASIE. Sotheby's, 11 DECEMBER 2014, PARIS, lot 43. (for a related coral pendant) The Pavilion Sale - Chinese Ceramics & Works of Art. Christies, 6 October 2015, lot 59. (for another related coral pendant)