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CHINESE JADE AND HARDSTONE

  

CHINESE HAN JADE SWORD CHAPE

 

A fine archaic jade sword chape, the shaped rectangular carving worked with a design of rectangular stylised scrolls in shallow relief.  The stone of mottled olive green and darker tones with areas of calcification.  The top edge with pierced fastening aperture for a leather scabbard base.

 

Han dynasty, 206BC - AD220

Length: 2.25 inches (5.75 cms)

 

REF: PNC.10

 

CHINESE CELADON JADE CARVED BOULDER

 

A small celadon jade boulder carving.  One side carved with a scene of two immortals standing on a rocky outcrop.

 

18th/19th century

Length: 3.25 inches (8.25 cms)

 

REF: PNC.8

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WHITE JADE WATER COUPE

A white jade peach form water coupe.
Chinese, 18th century
Width: 2.4 ins (6 cms)
Provenance: Brodie Lodge Collection

Ref: PNC/161

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MINIATURE CALCIFIED JADE RAM

A miniature model of a calcified jade ram, the recumbent animal with blanket over the centre section.
Chinese, Ming dynasty (1368-1644)
Ex collection Paul Singer, New York
Length: 1.4 ins (3.5 cms)

Ref: PNC/121

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AMETHYST TRUNK CARVING

An amethyst trunk vase comprising a large section of bamboo with rockwork attached to it with a standing phoenix to one side.
Chinese, 19th century
Height: 3.3 ins (8.5 cms)
Ex Lazarus collection

Ref: O/LAZ