Sculpture

Meanings of Antique Jade Carvings

bamboo
meaning: Emblem of longevity and honesty
bat
meaning: Emblem of happiness, an upside down bat signifies that good fortune and happiness has arrived. The Wu Fu, or five bats, stand for the five blessings; long life, riches, health, love and a natural death
butterfly
meaning: With a cat it means a wish to Read more

Inuit Sculptures

Sculpture of the Inuit is descended from the ancient craft of carving, honed for generations on the land. Most objects traditionally made were useful in very specific ways. A nomadic people could take little else with them besides the tools of their daily living. A few small objects were Read more