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1314 NW Irving Street #304
Portland, OR 97209
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A Rare Nephrite Jade Bird-Form Ink Stone
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A rare mottled gray nephrite (jade) ink stone carved as a flattened parrot with its head turned against its body, formalized wings to the side and flaring tail feathers; the underneath recessed and carved with stylized talons; pierced at the top to be mounted or strung
3.8 inches long, 2.25 inches wide and .5 inches thick
Late Ming to Early Qing Dynasty

Condition: age appropriate wear and patina, otherwise fine

Provenance:
Sidney Moss Ltd.
Private Collection



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