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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #928589 (stock #QJ.8888)
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An openwork carved jade plaque of square form with lingzhi and leaves in each corner, a squared tri-gram set at the diagonal and central "wan" symbol, the material (nephrite) of pale greenish white colour. 2.6" x .25" x 2.6." 16th-17th Century.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1176320 (stock #WH.12.013)
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A nephrite (jade) toggle carved as a cicada; nicely detailed with eyes and wings on the top; the underneath with 6 legs; pierced at the head to be strung; the material of even greenish white colour with some darker spots

2.1 inches long, .8 inches wide and .5 inches tall
19th Century

Condition: even wear and possible re-polishing to one wing

Provenance:
Rev. Ftr. William Hund PHD Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #927075 (stock #JMD.011)
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A nephrite (jade) incense burner or bowl in the form of a Shang Dynasty bronze ceremonial food serving vessel, gui, the sides carved with monster headed handles extending slightly above the flared mouth rim, the center portion of the body carved with raised ribs extending to a raised foot rim with recessed base, the material of fairly even grayish green colour with some areas of “calcification.” 6 inches wide at the handles 2.63 inches tall. 18th Century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #926920 (stock #PO.038)
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A fine green and russet nephrite jade model of a seated goose with its head turned back over its body and legs tucked underneath its abdomen. Wood stand. 2.25 x 1 x 1.25 inches. 16th-17th Century.

Provenance:
Phillip Oakley Collection, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #927065 (stock #SF.013)
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A mottled beige and reddish brown soapstone model of a reclining bearded immortal, wearing a hat and robes decorated with etched designs, his right arm resting upon a wine jug, supported on a flat base etched "China." Openwork Wood Stand. 3.5 inches long. 2.25 inches tall. 1860-1949.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR
Jadestone Gallery, 2000
J.O. Mount Collection, HI.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #927073 (stock #JMD.019)
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A nephrite (jade) tripod incense burner in the form of a Shang Dynasty cooking vessel, li ding, carved with two outwardly curved handles at the top of the form extending from a wide mouth rim above an undecorated basin, the sides lightly carved with archaistic monster masks, taotie, and geometric designs, the vessel supported on three cylindrical feet centered beneath each of the three taotie designs, the material of beige colour with russet staining added to emulate burial...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #927121 (stock #DH.8888)
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A very fine white nephrite (jade) toggle well carved to fit the hand as a three-legged toad, its eyes well defined with star-like brows, its front legs clinched together forming a loop to tie the toggle and now extensively worn, its single rear leg bent to its right side, the belly with significant wear from rubbing, the material of pure muttonfat white colour with a soft polish. 7.5 cm long. 18th Century...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #927439 (stock #DL.02, PLT58)
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A grayish-white nephrite (jade) model of Liu Hai and toad; the jovial looking figure nicely carved and holding a string of coins extending over his head and down his side to a three-legged toad at his feet, the material of white colour with a very faint grayish-brown tint. 6.2 cm tall. 18th-19th Century.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Acquired early 20th Century

Illustrated:
"Precious Little Things," Jadestone, 2008

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #927443 (stock #RH2980)
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A very intricate five branch coral bud vase finely carved with heavenly maidens along the appendages, a central vertical cavity along the back forming the organic form vessel. Openwork wood stand. 8 inches tall without stand. 12 inches wide. Early 20th Century.

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1019135 (stock #10.03.012)
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A fine jade vase and cover, the material of mottled gray/green colour with darker staining, the compressed bottle-vase form well hollowed and supported on a flared ovoid foot rim with a deeply recessed base, the exterior carved with stylized cicadas at the neck, the body with archaistic taotie designs, the foot with a raised chord design, the cover with a seated elephant

17th/18th Century

9 inches tall, 3 inches wide and 1.75 inches deep

Condition:
old restoration to base (see...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1093206 (stock #11.05.031)
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A fine pale greenish-white jade carving of a boy wearing baggy garments and holding a lotus stem with leaves and blossom
18th - 19th Century
2.2 inches tall

Condition: chip to arm of figure

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1176323 (stock #WH.12.007)
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A pale grayish white nephrite jade ornament carved as a butterfly with a lotus blossom and leaves extending from its abdomen

1.65 inches long, 2.1 inches wide and .4 inches thick

Condition: age appropriate wear

Provenance:
Ftr. Rev. William Hund PHD Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1281375 (stock #BC.14.888)
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A nephrite toggle carved as a sinuous carp with lingzhi in high relief; the stone of grayish white colour with russet markings

Qing Dynasty

2.6 inches (6 cm) long

Condition: Age appropriate wear, chip to Lingzhi (see photo)

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1092668 (stock #11.04.029)
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A small carved coral female figure with robe and head dress holding flowers. Early 20th Century. 3.3 inches tall without stand. 3.8 inches tall with stand.

Condition: Fine except for a very small chip to the base that is covered by the stand.

Provenance:
Robert H. Mucha Collection

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1118195 (stock #11.09.004)
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A mottled gray and black jade boy; subtly carved and holding a branch with peaches
2 inches tall
16th/17th Century

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1254210 (stock #PLT2.20)
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A small jade brush pot, well carved in the form of a pine tree trunk, the sides carved in relief with branches and needles, the body well hollowed and supported on flat base; the material (nephrite) of grayish-green colour with russet markings

The pine tree (or pine branches) symbolize longevity and also perseverance since the pine tree is evergreen and does not lose its leaves during the winter months

17th-18th Century

7.1 cm tall, 5.7 cm wide, and 4.8 cm deep

Condition: Fine ...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #927441 (stock #RH0697)
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A very finely detailed coral Shoulao carved with a pleasing expression on his face, holding a peach in one hand and a staff in the other, to his right side a shell-covered branch with three child attendants and a dragon. Wood stand. 8 inches talk without stand (9" with stand). 5.5 inches wide. Early 20th Century.

Condition: branch over the figure's left shoulder broken and re-attached.

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1094276 (stock #11.05.022)
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A pale greenish white jade carving of the He He Erxian (He He Twins), seated upon a fitted lotus form wooden stand
19th Century
1.6 inches tall with stand
2.1 inches tall with stand

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Old Estate, Portland, OR