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Natural Green Jade Chi-Lin Pair. Statues. Qilin. Kylin. Feng Shui. Xiu or Nephrite. China

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  Chi Lin – or the Dragon Horse – is a classic feng shui protection cure and mythological creature. Loyal to its owner and a protector to the owner’s house, the Chi Lin is of a royal status than other guardians.   Xiu Jade – aka Xiuyan… Continue reading

Khotan Hetian Nephrite Jade Sculptures. Pair. Cockeral. Cock. Rooster. China.

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    This nephrite jade comes from the head waters of the Yurungkash River (Kulun Mountains), just north of the Hotan in the Xinjiang Province in western China. It’s color is a whitish green celadon.   Artisans carve and polish to a semi-opaque tone…. and then hand polish with… Continue reading

Antique Brass and White Jade Letter Opener, China

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Detail: I have had this opener in my personal collection for a number of years. High quality Jadeite and brass that is lightly engraved with a floral motif. Silk box. Superb quality and in good condition. A great and lasting gift for someone special or… Continue reading

Nephrite Jade Pixiu Mythical Creature, China

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Detail: Tested and confirmed to be true nephrite jade. Shaped as a Pixiu which is a mythical creature representing wealth . . . and a voracious appetite for gold and silver. Circa early 1900’s and from a Chinese jade dealer/collector in Maryland. Sorry, this item… Continue reading
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