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Skilled craftsmen created this highly detailed Chi-Lin (aka Dragon Horse) from a special category of Nephrite jade, also known as Xiu or Xiuyan jade. Not quite as hard as other Nephrites, it was mined from Xiuyan City in LiaoNing Province in NE China.
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Xiuyan City, LiaoNing Province. Circa late - 1990s
Xiu Nephrite Jade with wood base
On base: 16" tall x 16" at widest x 8" deep. Jade alone: 11.5" tall
Jade: 23 pounds; Base: 9 pounds
$ 1,495.00 USD