Lot 3752. A celadon and russet jade 'Twin-fish' carving, Qing dynasty, 18th century; 15 cm., 5 7/8 in. Estimate 150,000 — 180,000 HKD. Lot sold 187,500 HKD. © Sotheby's
deftly carved in openwork as two conjoined carp fish facing the same direction, the larger fish grasping in its mouth a long stem of millet meandering over their bodies, their scales exquisitely rendered with cross-hatching incisions, the stone of a celadon colour mottled with russet inclusions.