HIGH QUALITY GREEN JADE & TORQUISE NECKLACE, MAYAN LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD (500-950 AD)
An outstanding necklace composed of countless smaller and 6-8 larger jade beads of round or barrel-shaped forms, with 8 large finely modelled axe-shaped hangers and a very large tubular jade bead as the center-piece.
All beads in this necklace are ...click for details
EXCEPTIONAL COSTUM JEVELLERY PRE-COLUMBIAN OLMEC AND TAIRONA BEAD NECKLACE, PRE 400 BC, & 11th.-14th. century AD.
A larger necklace consisting of large rock crystal tubular tairona culture beads and spaced with smaller jade beads, the small spacers dating to the Olmecs of central America, pre 400 BC. ...click for details
HIGHLY ATTRACTIVE COLLECTION OF 45 ANTIQUE AND ANCIENT CHINESE PRECIOUS STONE BEADS, DATING TO THE HAN DYNASTY AND LATER PERIODS!
A massive collection of beads with predominance of tubular and carved amethyst and rock crystal beads. We also see a variety of agate beads and perhaps other stones. Most beads are larger. ...click for details
MUSEUM QUALITY GREEN JADE, MAYAN LATE CLASSICAL PERIOD (500-950 AD)
An outstanding large necklace composed of 49 jade beads of tubular, round, flat, and barrel-shaped forms, with a carved mask at the center as the pendant. The pendant of the Mixtecs from the Mexican states of Oaxaca, Guerrero and Puebla, dating to the 10th-11th. century ...click for details
A most accomplished jade carving of a duck with fine details and antique smooth surfaces. Even the feet (underside) is finely carved and polished. A example of the fine carvings of animals in the 19th. century.
A LARGER IMPRESSIVE LION OR CHILON FIGURE, CARVED IN FINE PALE CELADON JADE, CHINESE, CA. 1900 AD.
The figure measure impressive 70 mm. in length, is 50 mm. high and weighs ca. 116 grams. It depicts a beautiful detailed lion or chilon carved in an exceptional jade stone. Ming Dynasty style. The animal has ruyi on it's back. Fine arch ...click for details