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Archaistic Jade "Wen Zhou" Figure

Archaistic Jade "Wen Zhou" Figure


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Hardstones: Pre 1920: Item # 1432776
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 USD $250.00 
Object: pendant
Period: Qing or later
Medium: hardstone or nephrite
Dimension: Height x Width x Depth; (5.6 cm x 1.5 cm x 1.0 cm)
Description: This pendant is carved as a figure in a long robe, with a drilled hole running vertically through the figure. The face is detailed simply with lines for the eyes, mouth, and beard; other details such as the belt are well detailed. This archaistic pendant echoes the Han dynasty carvings often referred to as “Wen Zhou” figures in reference to King Wen of Zhou and the Confucian ideals he embodied.
Condition: The jade has turned opaque in some areas in contrast to the light green color of the stone.
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