Lot 1: SET OF 2 PCS CARVED JADE PENDANTS
11 November 2016
Marietta, GA, USALive Auction
Set of two pieces Chinese nephrite jade, one recumbent two peaches with its dentil foliage, skillfully carved on its reddish-brown inclusions detailing a Fu-bat rested on top. The jade shows creme-grayish color, with moist milky appearance. One Chinese White Jade open work carved recumbent Buddha's fingers with its overlay branching stem and leaves.
The Buddha's hand citron (Citrus Chirocarpus) derives its Chinese name fo Shou and the alternative English name of "Finger Citron" from its odd shape. It symbolizes "Much Happiness" and is used as an offering for the altar during the Chinese New Year. The Jade stone carving is smooth. Having a moist milky appearance with even tone pale-celadon iridescent and beautiful sporadic golden-russet nature inclusions of surrounded o the surface.
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Dimensions: Dimension (longest in set): 58.42 mm Weight (longest in set): 25.5 g
Date: Qing Dynasty