Monday, January 29, 2007

NEPHRITE JADE LEAVES FROM SHANTOU

This pair of dark green jade leaves was bought in a tourist village in Shantou.



Bet they must have formed part of an elaborate ladies' hair piece from the late Qing. Or could they have been a pair of early 20th century earrings ?


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