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Jade: pendant


One approximately circular white mutton-fat jade pendant in the form of a coiled animal. Light brown vein. Obverse presents an approximately convex profile separating into several tiers of details incised and carved in shallow relief. Reverse presents a flatter profile comprising tiers of details incised and carved in shallow relief. Carving pierces jade at several points creating pattern of circular and serpentine openings.

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Physical Dimensions

53 x 48 mm (l x w)

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“Jade: pendant,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed December 10, 2023, http://www.rewialleyart.nz/items/show/299.