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Victorian Carved Mutton Fat Jade Guard Dog Pendant

$400.00

Victorian Carved Mutton Fat Jade Guard Dog Pendant

$400.00


Description

DATE: Victorian, c.1880

Cool Chinese carved jade dog pendant dating from the latter half of the 19th century. This colour of nephrite jade is highly prized in China, known as mutton fat (gross) jade it's found in shades ranging from translucent white to pale yellow. This dog's carved in a heavily stylised fashion, resting on its haunches with ears back and canines on full display. With drill hole to suspend on a cord, or alternatively we can have a precious metal fitting added - get in touch for a quote. Dates from the late Qing era, circa 1880. 

STONES 

Nephrite Jade

MEASUREMENTS 

28 x 13mm

WEIGHT 

11.5g

MARKS 

No marks present

CONDITION 

Excellent

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