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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1019144 (stock #10.08.004)
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A fine jade figure of a boy holding a lotus, the material of pale greenish white colour with russet markings. Stand.

Qing Dynasty

2.5 inches tall without stand, 1.2 inches wide and .75 inches deep

Provenance:
A Private Northwest Collection

Condition: Jade: Fine, loss to stand

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 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 #1097376 (stock #11.02.005)
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A finely carved white jade kneeling horse, its head turned back against its body towards a russet-beige monkey grasping its reins
18th/19th Century
1.8 inches long

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Asian Art Studio, CA

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 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 #1118197 (stock #11.05.20)
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An unusual cong-form jade ornament; carved in low relief with qilong and lingzhi; the material of pale gray colour with black markings
1.3 inches diameter, 1 inch tall
16th/17th Century

Condition: Fine

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1045626 (stock #09.11.118)
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A Jade Plaque From a Ruyi Scepter

Ovoid form with concave reverse; the material of grayish yellow colour with brownish and lighter markings; carved with an elephant wearing a blanket with "wan" symbol and a floral harness, surrounded with lotus vines issuing from a basket upon the elephant's back, the reverse of the plaque pierced with 4 pairs of holes to affix the scepter...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1176316 (stock #WH.12.002)
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A white nephrite (jade) bi disc carved with archaistic cloud designs on one side; the reverse with grain pattern

2.25 inches diameter, .25 inches thick
Qing Dynasty, 19th Century

Condition: fine

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

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1281134 (stock #TB.13.001)
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A large jadeite brush washer of grayish colour with areas of lavender and apple green; carved as a lotus leaf with snail shells and carp

1860-1920

9" x 5.5" x 1"

Condition: minor wear and abrasions

Provenance:
Branigar Collection, Acquired in San Francisco during the 1970s

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #980032 (stock #09.11.117)
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A double gourd with vines and leaves carved in high relief, a bat to one side, well carved from white nephrite (jade) of even white colour. Stand. 2 inches tall, 1.3 inches wide and .5 inches thick. 18th/19th Century.

Provenance:
Private Collection, Acquired in HK during the Early 1970's

Condition:
Fine

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 #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 1492 item #928045 (stock #MJ.6959)
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A jade ornament carved as an elephant with head turned back, its musculature subtly defined, wearing a saddle blanket with yin yang at the top, floral designs on the sides and tassels at the bottom, the material of gray colour with russet and dark brown veins, pierced with two small conjoined holes on the base for it to be attached. 2.5 inches long, 1.75 inches tall and 0.75 inches wide. Yuan to Early Ming Dynasty.

Provenance:
Personal Collection of the late John M...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1156130 (stock #SOLD)
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A recumbent buffalo with subtly depicted features; it's head with ovoid eyes, a flattened snout and radial tuft of hair; its legs tucked underneath and tail curving to the front; carved from a large gray nephrite jade pebble with black and russet markings

3.75 inches x 2.5 inches x 2.25 inches

Late Ming Dynasty

Wood Stand

Condition: very small abrasions to hoofs, otherwise fine

Provenance:
Old English Collection
Bonham's, London

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1800 item #1249352 (stock #PLT2.16)
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A small jade seal of squared section with openwork carving of a sinuous qilong; the base with 6 characters in Zhuanshu (seal script) “Tai Shi Bo Ping Hou Yin” (seal of Taishi Marquis Boping); the material (nephrite) of fairly even grayish white colour.

“Taishi” was the official title of Advisor to the Crown Prince while Boping was a county established in the Han dynasty (206 BC–220 AD).

Carving: Late Ming Dynasty
Seal on Base: 20th Century or Earlier

4.2 cm tall, 2...

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1281139 (stock #BC.15.001)
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A white nephrite (jade) toggle carved in the form of a leaf and a squirrel with grapes in high relief

Late Qing Dynasty

1 7/8" long

Condition: age appropriate wear from handling

Provenance:
Private Collection, Portland, OR

All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1155926 (stock #BC.12.002)
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A mottled spinach jade cup finely carved with lotus leaves and a handle formed as two stems with lotus pods
3.5 inches diameter
2 inches tall
Late Qing Dynasty

Condition: Fine

Provenance:
Private Northwest Collection