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Chinese Large Carved Spinach Green Jade Bolder


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Directory: Fine Art: Sculpture: Stone: Contemporary: Item # 1017972
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Large Chinese spinach green nephrite jade bolder carved with scene of old scholars in mountain setting, on one side 5 scholarly old men make music and contemplate a scroll in front of a mountain pavilion, they are surrounded by rock formations, pine and bamboo, below is a stream and small waterfall, the scene continues around the jade rock, another pavilion is tucked away high in the mountain and a stairway rises up from the mist and bamboo, on the reverse two old men sit and ponder a board game, more pavilion architecture can be seen peeking around the rocks and bamboo, on the lower portion of the jade bolder many characters are carved presumably a poem or description of the scene, the jade bolder sits on a lovely carved hard wood base. Total Size: 11" high x 13 1/2" wide x 8 1/4" deep.