Large Chinese spinach green nephrite jade bolder carved with scene of old scholars in mountain setting, on one side 5 scholarly old men make music and contemplate a scroll in front of a mountain pavilion, they are surrounded by rock formations, pine and bamboo, below is a stream and small waterfall, the scene continues around the jade rock, another pavilion is tucked away high in the mountain and a stairway rises up from the mist and bamboo, on the reverse two old men sit and ponder a board...
A rare 16th Century AVA Period Limestone Head of Buddha (Burma 1287 - 1752) with sweeping eyebrows and downcast eyes, typical for the Ava period-style, well modeled lips and elongated ears. Carved in high relief as most likely originally set against a back slab. Condition: good except one area of left cheek next to ear shows a little concussion as well as a spot on top of head. This head has been nicely mounted on a black stand. Size: H. 17cm x W. 12cm x D. 10cm, excluding stand.
Contemporary jadeite carving. This is a very nice newer carving. The color is unusual, light blue green with a little amber spread here and there. Carved as an ear of corn with the husk peeled off, a small plant (maybe pepper) is carved around the bottom.
H: 5 inches, W: 2 inches, D: 1 ½ inches
Chinese white jade carving depicting the legend of the Red Chamber, young lovers Bao Yu and Dai Yu on a wood stand. Ca.1920. H: 5 ¾ inches, W: 4 ½ inches
Chinese jade covered jar carved with dragon and phoenix design. Ca.1950. Good color and condition. H: 6 ½ inches, W: 3 ½ inches
20th century Chinese carved lapis fisherman. Minor chip on the tail of the fish. H: 6 ¾ inches