Vintage Chinese carved walnut shell pendant on cord with tassel. b7-wo258
Vintage Chinese carved walnut shell pendant on cord with tassel.
From a collector's estate: An old Chinese carved walnut shell on silk cord with Chinese knot and tassels.. The shells inner nut is carved inside and rolls around. The carving depicts a dragon encircling the shell intertwined with flowers vines and foliage. The shell is 1-1/2 inches in diameter. Hedaio or nut carving has been an art form in China for thousands of years. This is a 20th century rendition made for export. There are few artisans making these little works of art today SKU: B7-wo288