pdja721gh-Old Chinese semi-translucent white nephrite jade moth pendant

Carved in white nephrite jade, this large vintage pendant depicts a moth in flight, a favorite theme of Chinese jade carvers. Both sides of each wing is incised with radiating lines and cross-hatching giving subtle depth and detail the polished white jade surface. The jade is 1/2 inch thick and 3-3/8 x 2-7/8 inch in width and length. . At the very top is a small fragment of the original vintage silk cord. This carving came from the estate of a collector who acquired it in China in the 1950s.
SKU: j-ja-pd721

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$375.00

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Carved in white nephrite jade, this large vintage pendant depicts a moth in flight, a favorite theme of Chinese jade carvers. Both sides of each wing is incised with radiating lines and cross-hatching giving subtle depth and detail the polished white jade surface. The jade is 1/2 inch thick and 3-3/8 x 2-7/8 inch in width and length. . At the very top is a small fragment of the original vintage silk cord. This carving came from the estate of a collector who acquired it in China in the 1950s.

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