Jade & Hardstone

Available Pieces
  • M5466


    A Chinese white jade snuff bottle of generous rounded form, upright neck relief foot rim and superbly hollowed with two masks and ring handles.

  • M5467


    A Chinese honey shadow agate snuff bottle, carved in low relief with a scholar seated in a naturalistic raft, with a bat in flight above his head, on a rich honey coloured naturally mottled ground, the reverse of lighter tone, with superbly hollowed interior, convex rim and short raised foot rim, agate stopper.

  • M5469


    A Chinese shadow agate snuff bottle carved in low relief, with a dark brown falcon, its head turned back on a superbly hollowed naturally mottled ground, all on a short raised foot rim, with natural carved qilong dragon stopper, the stopper damaged.

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  • R1361


    Chinese white jade belt buckle with dragon head book and chilong dragon in high relief with long mane holding a lingzhi branch in its mouth.

  • R1349


    Chinese pale celadon and russet jade carving of two mushrooms, with double branch pierced for attachment, the underside with circular indentations imitating the button of a mushroom.

  • R1335


    A Chinese blue ground enamel circular box cast with the bajixiang, the cover inset with a white jade oval plaque from the centre of a ruyi-sceptre and carved with two scholars on a rockwork bridge in the mountains, beside a staircase beneath overhanging pine branches and above a waterfall.

  • R1206


    Chinese white jade pendant carved as a melon with leafy tendrils and a butterfly.

  • R1334


    Chinese white jade oval ruyi-sceptre head carved with a fully caparisoned standing elephant with a yinyang ribbon-tied canopy hawdah on its back, wearing a long tasseled saddle cloth with double-xi character, all between two bats in flight.

  • M5238


    Chinese small jade carving of a recumbent Buddhist lion with two horns and head turned back, holding in its mouth an openwork ruyi-cloud supporting a book, with upright trefoil tail, the four feet neatly tucked underneath, the stone pale celadon and slightly mottled on one side with russet hind quarters and tail.

  • JL2


    Chinese white jade carving of a mythical seahorse, haima, superbly carved with the horse holding a ribbon-tied bundle of scrolls over its back above crested waves swirling on the underside, with detailed hairwork to its mane.

  • R1223


    Chinese pure white jade thin snuff bottle of flattened form, well-hollowed with an oval neck and oval raised foot rim, with recessed base, the stone of even white colour, with fitted rose quartz stopper.

  • R1207


    Chinese jade waterpot carved as an upright lotus leaf with relief veins, beside a pod, another leaf and branches forming the foot rim, the stone of pale celadon tone.

  • M5155


    A Chinese jade carving of an elephant with two standing boy attendants caring for it, one holding a brush at the flank, the other holding another brush behind its right ear, all on a carved wave ground, the stone pale celadon with natural russet markings used.

  • R1175


    Chinese white jade carving of a recumbent horse with its head turned biting its hoof, with detailed hair work to the mane and tail.

  • M3078


    Spill holder carved as two naturalistic tree trunks with branches of prunus, bamboo and lingzhi, with an open-winged bat joining the two trunks, the underside naturalistically carved, the stone black and grey.

  • 7. M5001


    Chinese large jade pebble carved as a recumbent two-horned qilin resting amongst ruyi-clouds supporting a book wrapped in a closed box secured on the front by tabs, resting on its haunches, the body with detailed work to the spine, mane, tail and scales, the back legs and split hooves neatly tucked underneath.

  • 8. M4983


    Chinese large jade libation vessel carved in the form of a peach stone with naturalistic grooved underside, the flat everted rim carved in relief with a twenty-character inscription and date, the interior plain.

  • 11. M5019


    Chinese large jade carving of a seated single-horned open-mouthed pixiu, with raised head, bulging eyes, pronounced spine and claws, detailed hairwork to the body, mane, tail, jowls, eyebrows and a long goatee beard above the ribbed chest, the body with detailed flames and scrolls on the haunches and further hairwork to the edges of the legs.

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