This is a CHINESE SERPENTINE JADE QUAN YIN from a VIRGINIA, U.S.A. ESTATE. 6" Tall without and 7" Tall with the Pierced WOOD STAND.
Beautifully CARVED FIGURINE the hardness has been checked and this is Serpentine Jade. Ca. 1950 in EXCELLENT Condition
Contemporary jadeite carving of a fairy spirit named Liu-Hai. His right hand is holding a three legged frog called ¡°Chan¡±; a string of clouds extends from Chan¡¯s mouth. On the back of the carving is a large fan and on the top of the fan sits a lucky bat. Very interesting carving in good condition.
H: 3 ½ inches, W: 2 ¾ inches, D: 1 ¾ inches
A natural high grade LAPIS LAZULI carved on both sides, depicting a Fish and a Lotus Flower, without a base. Good workmanship, good even color! Size: 103 x20 x 111 mm., weight 381 gr. Good condition.
Head of Young Roman Man: Circa 1st Century AD. This stunning example of Antique Roman Sculpture is carved marble 8.5" H mounted on a modern pedastal. Condition: some normal weathering, part of nose missing.
Original unique gray Carrara marble sculpture by Francine Richman (France, Canada, 20th century), circa 1960-1970s. Incised "Richman" signature. Also bears a plaque on its slate base incised "F. Richman". 11" by 10" by 7". Henry Moore inspired sculpture by this well-regarded Paris-born Canadian sculptor.
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