Vintage Chinese Serpentine Jade Jar with Wooden Stand Description and Item Information Up for sale is this vintage serpentine jade jar or lidded vase, with its fitted, carved hardwood stand. Please excuse the glare in the photos. The stone is pale, celadon green in color. This piece is nicely carved, with two elephant heads, two moving rings, and four feet.
There also is surface carving. The design of the lid is like a vase, with an opening at the top. The jar (without the stand) is about 8 1/2 inches tall, and it is about 6 inches long and 2 3/16 inches wide. Alone, it weighs 2 pounds 0.6 ounces, unpacked.
The wooden stand rests on four feet. It was nicely pierced and carved. Atop its stand, the jar is about 9 3/4 inches tall; unpacked, the pieces together weigh 2 pounds 2.5 ounces. This would be a very nice addition to a collection of Asian decorative arts. Identification The exact age of this estate piece is not known.
The jar and the stand have no markings. Condition The jar and the stand look good overall, with light wear. There are no chips or cracks to the jar or to the stand. Inherent to the stone are fine veins/fractures. As made, there are minor irregularities in carving / shape.Payments must be received within three days of the end of the listing, unless prior arrangements have been made. Some countries have restrictions or prohibitions on certain classes of merchandise. And international government regulations prohibit such behavior.
Individual computers may display colors differently. The item "VINTAGE CHINESE SERPENTINE JADE ELEPHANT JAR LIDDED VASE CARVED RINGS WOOD STAND" is in sale since Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Asian\1900-Now\Chinese\Vases & Jars". The seller is "craigkc" and is located in Sunny California. This item can be shipped worldwide.