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Lot 301: DOVE WITH PRUNUS CHINESE CELADON JADE PENDANT
12 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Description: The Chinese celadon nephrite jade pendant carved to resembled two doves holding flowering prunus branches. The pendant is characterized by it's attractive golden russet natural inclusions expertly carved out detailing the five plum prunus blossoms. Adorned with spinach-green jade endless knot. The Jade stone carving is smooth with clean pale-celadon iridescent and moist milky appearance. The five petals of the plum blossom symbolize the "five blessings" (WuFu), also known as the "five happiness's" or "five good fortunes". These five blessings refer to longevity, wealth, health and composure, virtue , and the desire to die a natural death in old age.
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Dimensions: Dimension: 50.34mm H x 32.82mm W