Fossil Shell Work "Flower Basket"
The respected Comrade
The work made of fossil tridacna depicts a flower basket.
Elaborately embossed on the work and its stand are peony, China rose and other beautiful flowers and Ganoderma lucidum.
It is said that in China, peony symbolizes prosperity, China rose passion and strong will and Ganoderma lucidum health.
Generally, fossil tridacna is formed for millions or tens of millions of years under the sea. So the craftwork made of it is regarded as one of the seven natural treasures in China.
The gift is 48 centimetres long and 33.5 centimetres high including the stand. It is 7.5 kilograms heavy except the stand.