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A Jade Rabbit of Tang/Song Periods 9th/11th C.

A Jade Rabbit of Tang/Song Periods 9th/11th C.

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A Houtien jade rabbit was well rendered in simple form.
In characteristics of early periods, the jade pebble was in greasy feel and was suffused with brownish incursions in portions.
Stone crackles were also resulted due to age.
An original drilling hole was in the middle of the body on the side.
It was used for hanging.
On one side beside the hole, there was a shallow drilling scar left for unknown reason.

Date: Tang/Song periods, 9th-11th centuries.

Width: 4cm. Depth: 2cm, Height: 2.5cm.


The piece was published in the famous Chinese antique Magazine ART & COLLECTION, December edition, 2011.