Antique Chinese Jade. Charming Toggle of little Tiger

Antique Chinese Jade Toggle of little Tiger

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Charming, antique Chinese Jade. It looks to be a little tiger, sprawled out. Good carving with strong expression.
2,2 x 1,4 x 0,6 inches (56 x 35 x 17 mm), fine condition.

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Chinese Lizhidong-Stone Pendant – 荔枝洞. Buddha Figure

Pendant made of Lizhidong-Stone. Buddha Figure

Most attractive, semi-transparent Lizhi-dong stone (荔枝洞). It has its name because it almost looks like the Lizhi-fruit.

It is similar to the Kangtoujing-Stone抗頭晶 or Kangtou shui-dong-stone (炕頭水洞) but of warmer white.

Very good carving with strong expression of the Buddha Maitreya (Mi-Lo-Fo).

46 x 25 mm. The string is rather new.

Warm, pleasant tone of the stone.

This kind of stone belongs to the Shou-Shan specis. The Lizhidong stones are quite expensive, especially when nearly transparent.

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Chinese Snuff Bottle White Jade, 和田玉鼻烟壶

 

Old Chinese Snuff Bottle White Jade

 

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Attractive Chinese snuff bottle of white Jade (He Tian Yu 和田玉 – can not be scratched).

Very detailed carving at front and reverse with plum blossoms and chrysanthemum, Chinese characters at upper right sides.

These kind of snuff bottles was for decoration and thus not hollowed thoroughly.

The stopper is made of Cui Jade.

37 x 16 x 60 mm, 78 gram. Good condition.


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