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Jade Two Part Pendant

 

Description: A double sided, two part pendant figure with interior calligraphy.  Dark gray nephrite.  Shang Dynasty China 1300 - 1050 B.C.

 

Dimensions: H: 3 ½"  (9 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

  Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Apprasied Value $2,750 US

Jade Yue Axe

 

Description: A ceremonial, double sided carved Yue Axe in dark green nephrite.  The body incised with scroll motifs.

Henan Province (North Central) China, Erlitou Culture, 1700 – 1400 B.C.

 

Dimensions: L: 10 9/16"  (26.9 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

  Ex-collection Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Appraised Value $2,250 US

Jade Huang Collar

 

Description: A dark gray nephrite Huang collar with deeply carved dragon head terminals and a central Tao-tie mask.  The body carved in yang/yin scroll dimpled pattern.  Eastern Zhou Dynasty China 6th  - 4th cen. B.C.

 

Dimensions: L: 9 7/8"  (24.8 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

  Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price: Appraised Value $4,250 US

Jade Dragon Pendant

 

Description: A double sided dragon pendant in dark honey brown nephrite.  A snarling dragon rampant surmounts a phoenix figure, All above an axe form incised base.  Western Han Dynasty China 206 - 25  B.C.

 

Dimensions: H: 3 5/8"  (8.6 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance:  Ex-collection: Ray Chen, USA

 

Price:  Appraised Value $850 US

Jade Dragon Couchant

 

Description: An exceedingly fine carved dragon ‘couchant’ in dark green nephrite.  Fearsome features and masterful carving of head, limbs, tail and body motif.  Eastern Zhou Dynasty China 720 - 221  B.C.

 

Dimensions: L: 6 7/8"  (17.4 cm)

 

Condition: Fine, carved in the round.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

  Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price: Appraised Value $3,750 US

Jade Guardian Figure

 

Description: A seated guardian figure in reddish-green nephrite holding an eared spirit figure.  Inner Mongolia China, Early Neolithic period 4000 – 2500 B.C.

 

Dimensions: H: 7 7/8”  (20.2 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

      Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Appraised Value $3,900 US

Jade Hair Pin

 

Description: A translucent white Khotan jade hair pin.  A snarling tiger head above a twisting body.  Eastern Han Dynasty 25 B.C. - 220 A.D.

 

Dimensions: L: 5 1/4"  (13 cm)

 

Condition: Excellent, tip chip and burial staining.

 

Provenance: Ex-collection: Ray Chen, USA

 

Price:  Appraised Value $650 US

Jade Standing Man Figurine

 

Description: A standing dark green nephrite figure in full court attire, biconically pierced for suspension.  Scroll motifs, striated coiffure standing on finely delineated slippered feet.  Warring States period.  China 475 - 221  B.C.

 

Dimensions: H: 2 13/16"  (7.2 cm)

 

Condition: Fine.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

   Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Appraised Value $1,200 US

Jade Nude Woman Figure

 

Description: A standing figure of a nude woman (votive figure?) in mottled brown jade with hands at waist, topped with a 3 part cap or hair bun.  Inner Mongolia China, 2nd Millennium B.C.

 

Dimensions: H: 7 ¾”  (19.8 cm)

 

Condition: Some burial erosion, otherwise good.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

  Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Appraised Value $3,750 US

Jade Pendant

 

Description: A “toothed” pendant carved as a mask-plague.  In translucent green nephrite.  Honshan culture, Liaoning  province China.  3500- 3000 B.C.

 

Dimensions: L: 7 1/8"  (17.8 cm) x H: 3" (7.55 cm)

 

Condition: Fine, pierced top center for suspension.

 

Provenance: Xanthos Gallery

   Ex-collection: Giovanni Rabito, Australia

 

Price:  Appraised Value $3,200 US

CHINESE JADES