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Antique Nephrite Jade Toggle Carving of Tang Turtles

Antique Nephrite Jade Toggle Carving of Tang Turtles


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1900: Item # 1238596

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Antique reddish brown jade carving in the shape of a turtle with offspring on its back. Carved in Tang style, it dates pre-1900. Perforation at corners of larger turtle's mouth would have been used for its suspension as a toggle. Measures 2.5" x 1.5 (6.5 cm x 4 cm.)