CARVED JADEITE GUANYIN 天然翡翠雕「觀音」雕件
PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
CARVED JADEITE GUANYIN
The very good translucent jadeite of intense green colour, well carved as a Guanyin with her right hand holding a pearl and left hand holding a stalk of lotus flower, standing on a mythical fish.
Guanyin approximately 107.97 x 29.82 x 14.90mm.
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 101582, dated 20 February 2020, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade".
Accompanied by Hong Kong Jade & Stone Laboratory certificate no. KJ 101582, dated 20 February 2020, stating that the jadeite is natural, known in the trade as "A Jade". Please refer to the certificate for further details.
Jadeite of very good translucency, intense green colour graduating to the head of a slightly lighter tone, under strong illumination, there are some specks of white clouds at the front with minor faint clouds at the mythical fish, to the back with some specks and a few patches of white gold, commonly seen in the natural jadeite of this material.
Overall in excellent condition.
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