A fantasy scene from the depths of the sea in which a young mermaid is admiring the pearl she has just found inside an oyster.
Combination of glazed and matte porcelain. The fishtail and the scales on the bottom half of the mermaid's body are decorated in platinum luster. Hanging around her neck are seaweed and a flower, all handmade, combining white porcelain with some petals of the flower in platinum luster. She is holding the oyster shell with the pearl in one hand. The pearl is made of urea covered with pearled lacquer. 7" H x 3.5" L