B7-CIN223-Vintage Chinese carved fruit pin figural bead . 30x18mm Pkg of 1
B7-CIN223-Vintage Chinese carved fruit pin figural bead . 30x18mm.
The miniature folk art of fruit pit carving has been practiced in China for centuries. These are mid-20th century elaborate finely carved beads in the shape of a fish. These were purchased in Hong Kong in the early 1970s. Carvings with this level of handwork are not being produced today. Each is individually hand carved and so vary slightly in size and detail. Average size is 30x18mm