Carved Jade Charm of Boy and Lotus

c. 1800
$1,280 USD SOLD
Dimensions
W: 2.25" D: 1.0" H: 3.0"
Materials
Stone
Jade
Collection #
CMKH066
Estimated Shipping
$75

This finely crafted jade toggle is carved in the form of a child seated besides a lotus—a motif often used to symbolize a person’s wish for a son. Toggles were a standard part of Chinese clothing for centuries. They were attached to the ends of a bag’s drawstring, which men hung from their belts and used as storage.

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