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Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams
Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams
Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams
Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams
Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams

Antique Jade Pendant Carved Nephrite with Sliver Fittings Qing Dynasty 84 Grams

Regular price
$450.00
Sale price
$450.00

A very interesting antique nephrite jade carving of foliage dating from about 1800-1850. It is a pale celadon green with areas showing the skin of jade. Skin of jade is the outer covering of a jade boulder that is sometimes artistically incorporated into a design by the carver. At some time in the past, this carving was fitted with silver fittings in flower shapes so that the piece can be worn horizontally as a large pendant. These fittings could be easily removed if desired so the carving can be worn vertically. This is a substantial carving weighing 84 grams. The workmanship is good and the piece has a smooth, silky finish and beautiful fatty luster. It measures just over 3.5 inches long and about 2 inches at the widest point.

I have been collecting and selling jade for many years. This is part of my collection which I am now sharing with other jade lovers. For more options, please see the jade section of my shop https://www.etsy.com/shop/elegantartifacts

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