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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1321874 (stock #AB-093)
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Five assorted ancient beads, one in the shape of a snail. Date: Over 4,000 years old. Size: See last photo.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1321378 (stock #JD-020)
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$575.00
Chinese nephrite jade mythical animal of a light celadon green with inclusions natural to the stone. The form is plump from its body to its limbs. The view from the bottom shows rounded legs with nicely carved claws on each paw. Size: L.5.5cm W. 3cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1313912 (stock #JD-000)
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Five hoof shaped jade tubular ornaments. These five jade pieces were purchased 20 years ago on the Chinese boarder in Outer Mongolia.The are beautifully carved. It is very difficult to date these jades.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1312764 (stock #JD-082)
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A small Han bird of an attractive translucent green jade with dark green 'peppery' streaked inclusions. Its squarish stylized shape is both simple and pleasing to the eye. It has an hole for stringing as a pendant..

Size: Height = 2.2 cm x Width = 2 cm

Condition: Very good. There's a little roughness at the edge of one wing but it is not a break.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1308958 (stock #JD-088)
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Jade pendant with two connecting holes on each end...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1308269 (stock #JD-011)
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A large dark grey-green nephrite jade winged animal with a bifurcated tail. Its head leans back, his mouth open and tongue out. There are spots and areas of beige and rusty brown that are natural to the stone or from age. Period: Tang style. Not sure of the age.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1300042 (stock #JD-117)
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A nicely carved jade in the form of a stylized turtle in the Han style. Condition:No chips or cracks. Size: See last photo
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1299636 (stock #JD-084)
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A rare neolithic jade axe from China. Age: 2,000 BC. Size: L. 12.5cm. Condition: Some chips at the cutting edge and one small chip at the rear of the underside.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1291983 (stock #AB-047)
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An unusual and rare unique Han white stone pendant with various colors in the stone, carved in a most interesting way. There are two old beads with the stone,the red one Ming and the other Tang. Age: Han Dynasty - 206BC - 220 AD. Size: L. 4cm. W. 3cm. Condition: Very good. No repairs or cracks.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1290118 (stock #JD-039)
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$495.00
A nicely carved jade pendant in the shape of a bamboo surrounded by leaves in two colors. Bamboo is a Chinese symbol for longevity because of its durability, strength, flexibility and resilience. It survives in the harshest conditions. Size: H. 6 cm. W. 4.2 cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1288194 (stock #JD-111)
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A rare jade archer,s ring, which to me is the actual archers ring used with the bow and arrow rather then the better know thumb ring which is more a piece of jewelry. It was used on the thumb, that's where the "thumb ring" comes from and more than likely on a gloved hand due to the size. See the last three photos of a similar one in a Chinese jade book. Size: H:5.5cm, W. 4cm
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1277545 (stock #DISC-001)
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A very large jade disc carved with a hole in the center. Both sides of this central hole are lipped which is very rare in "bi's." Compared with flat bi's, lipped bi's require a lot more carving and are much more difficult to make. The bi is beautiful with its complex colors and patterns. The colors range from cream to greys, ochres, greens and blues.

Period: Neolithic ( 3rd millennium B.C.)

Size: Diameter = 26.7 cm (10-1/2 inches)

Condition: Very good...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1234032 (stock #JD-095)
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A very unique jade carving of a bird's head with a tapered body. The black coloring is the result of a long burial period. Under certain lighting conditions the jade has a translucent appearance. I tried to capture some of it in the photos. Provenance: From Beijing many years ago from an old Chinese collector. Size: L. 6.4cm. W. 4cm. Condition: No cracks or repairs. See photos.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1211187 (stock #AB-043)
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$275.00
A nice white jade figure of a man or woman. There are four holes drilled in the jade, two in the back and two on the sides probably for attaching to some sort of fabric. Age: Late Qing or earlier. Size: L. 2.62cm. W. 1.5cm. Condition: No repairs.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1074612 (stock #JD-107)
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$950.00
Brown jade pig dragon also known as Zhulong in Chinese. It is hard to date this piece. I feel that it is of a much later period as these pieces are extremely rare. Probable a later copy but not a fake. It is well carved and would make a nice pendant. Size: L. 7.5cm, W. 5cm