Chinese, 20th century, possibly earlier. Finely carved bowl composed of greenish brown stone. Oblong oval bowl with two dramatic scaled dragons each with four claws on each foot. Dragons wrapping around rounded edges on interior of bowl. One holding a large bowl or prunus fruit in claw with aggressive mouth open. The other dragon with long tongue extended. Bowl or vessel unmarked. Height 3.75", width 10", depth 8.25".
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