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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1356342 (stock #4056)
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Good aventurine (usually mistaken for jade) slit earring disc “jue” from the Lopburi Bronze Age culture in Central Thailand circa 500 BCE-500 CE. Has one old chip and calcification- condtion as pictured. D:2.98cm/1.17in and thickness (at thickest point) 72mm/.28in. Free shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1970 item #1356338 (stock #4055)
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$160.00
Nice vintage jadeite bangle circa 40 to 70 years old. Some tiny scratches on the surface but no cracks. Unusually small size perhaps made as a “symbolic protective” gift for an infant, but it seems unlikely they would have worn it as it is so thick and heavy. Nice spinach green highlights. Outer D: 5.5cm/2.18in, inner D: 3.27cm/1.29in and thickness 1.13cm/0.44in, weight 55 grams. Slightly compressed on the inside. I think this could be worn as a pendant. Free shipping Hong Kong R...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1353856 (stock #4032)
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$320.00
Charming grayish green nephrite toggle with a lion/food dog holding a lingzhi its mouth. Quite an early piece circa Yuan to Ming Dynasty, excellent condition. Very cute- he sort of looks like Poncho from the Pooch Café comic strip. L: 3.3cm1.3in x H: 2.9cm/1.1in x W: 2.5cm/1in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1900 item #1350646 (stock #3190)
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$160.00
Nephrite jade Bi. Old piece with traces of calcification, will guarantee over 100 years old but probably much older. A few worn “flea bite” chips along the edge. D:3.16cm/1.24in and thickness: 45mm/0.18in. Please see last enlargements to view old carving marks. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1349463 (stock #3174)
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~sold~ $140.USD
Nice old mottled jadeite bangle in good condition circa early to mid 20th century. This has some nice vivid green highlights noted in enlargements. Outer D: 82.5mm and inner D: 59.8mm- D: of the bangle itself 11.1mm. Good size for "Western" sized hands. Free worldwide shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1347273 (stock #3154)
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~Sold~ $320.USD
Lovely agate carving of a Buddha’s Hand citron fruit with lingzhi and peaches at the base. Excellent condition with no damage. The symbology here means “may you be blessed with longevity”. L: 8.4cm/3.3in and W: 4.2cm/1.6in. Dates to late Qing to Republic. Free shipping via Hong Kong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1344984 (stock #3134)
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Good strand of ancient Chinese beads made from calcified jade circa 3000 – 4000 years old. There is one tapered agate bead that I acquired with this lot but am not sure if it is related to the same site these were found. L: 49cm/19.2in. Free registered airmail shipping. See last image for reference.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1340276 (stock #3320)
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~sold~ $150.USD
Late Qing Dynasty large “lock” charm. Incised on one side, are the usual characters of wealth, health and longevity and on the other side “together forever” is inscribed, which is uncharacteristically romantic and sentimental for Chinese charms wishing the owner for a long and happy relationship. This would make a great gift for a lover or spouse. Good condition with a couple of “flea bite” sized chips and naturally occurring inclusions. L: 9.5cm/3.7in, W: 6.1cm/2.4in and t...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1700 item #1339929 (stock #3315)
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~sold~ $220.USD
Circa Yuan to Ming Dynasty grayish white heat treated “Smokey jade”, nephrite jade with sinuous archaic Chilong carved on three sides. The hole is new and the ends have been reworked at a later date. As the faces of the Chilongs have been cut off on one end, I am assuming that this was originally longer and then cut to hide some chips or damage. As this carved on only three sides I think this was paper weight and may have been used in a Chinese Traditional Medicine Shop as a weight...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1338724 (stock #3305)
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~sold~ $100.USD
Nice old Burmese Jadeite hand carved pendent or toggle of lingzhi fungus and peaches which means a wish for longevity. The color is original with some nice spinach and lighter green highlights in the stone. No cracks, chips or inclusions. This piece dates circa late Qing Dynasty. L: 5.1cm/2in and W: 3.8cm/1.5in. Free international shipping via Hong Registered Airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1324542 (stock #3142)
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$160.00
Fine old Chinese nephrite jade, circa Tang Dynasty or earlier. This piece has been crisply cut and polished on all sides and edges, the tiny holes drilled front and back indicate that this piece was possibly a garment fastener which was held on with either gold or silver wire. An excellent study piece for the new collector. 5.8cm/2.3in x 3.2cm/1.4in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1920 item #1318966 (stock #3092)
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$270.00
Lovely carved nephrite pendant with classic “cat on a leaf” motif. This piece has been re-carved to appear as the cat is sitting on a peapod (peapods being one of the myriad of C hinese symbols wishing one to have many children), but was really done to hide the damage on the sides of a larger leaf. This sill retains it’s essence of “kittyness” as she reposes languidly on the leaf. L: 7cm/2.8in.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1293962 (stock #3036)
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$130.00
Good Qing Dynasty nephrite archer’s ring. This is a small size and may be worn on the finger as a normal ring. Excellent condition, no chips or cracks- one naturally occurring inclusion. Outer D: 2.8cm, inner D: 2cm, and H: 2.2cm. Free shipping via Hong Kong registered airmail.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Ivory : Pre AD 1000 item #1283291 (stock #2983)
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Ensemble of small jewelry or beading items including pair of small nephrite jade lions circa late Ming early Qing Dynasties, silver God Prosperity Qing Dynasty and carnelian cabochon that was originally in a bronze setting- probably Dian Culture, Yunnan Province (contemporary with the Chinese Han Dynasty). The cabochon has a man made convex indentation in the center as well as few inclusions/cracks in the stone- the color is outstanding! Free shipping via registered airmail included ...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Jewelry : Pre 1910 item #1280489 (stock #2968)
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~Sold~ $80.USD
Nice little jade leaf, hard to tell if it is jadeite or nephrite but it has quite a good carving with the surfaces having been sculpted giving it a three dimensional effect. L: 3.5cm/1.4in. Circa 100 years old.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1266842 (stock #2859)
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$160.00
Good long rectangular aventurine bangle from early central Thai Bronze Age Lopburi Culture circa 500 BC. There is some damage on one end, well documented in enlargements. Aventurine is commonly mistaken for Jade as it has the same degree of hardness (6.5 Mohs scale rating). This is really a lovely stone and may be worn as a pendent (free fauxsilk macraméd cord included) The hole that runs the length of the bead is obstructed, either packed with dirt or unfinished but I am not g...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Hardstones : Pre 1910 item #1263385 (stock #2819)
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$320.00
Ensemble of six Qing Dynasty red agate and carnelian pieces carved into babies, bats and a “foo” dog face. Originally these were meant to be sewn on clothing- possibly a woman's cap, now they are strung on a macraméd faux silk chord. tThe pieces tend to hang too close together in the center or may be worn as a choker- a possible remedy might be to insert a wire into the chord to stiffen it up a bit. Otherwise I am selling these as set, ideal for a bead or jewelry desig...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Southeast Asian : Hardstones : Pre AD 1000 item #1217618 (stock #2680)
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~Sold~ $175.USD
Good aventurine or serpentine slit ring disc from the Bronze Age Thai Lopburi culture- please note scale in enlargements and Pre-History Ornaments and Beads in Thailand Vol. 1 Pasark River Basin (note last enlargement)