Property from a Bay Area Collector
A group of eighteen decorations of jade and other stones
Qing dynasty and later
Including a dragon-decorated white jade belt hook forming the handle to a sterling silver globular cigarette lighter; a green hardstone covered tea pot; a mottled jadeite oval covered box and cylindrical cup; a soapstone cup in the shape of a lady's slipper; a mottled green and brown oval-sectioned belt buckle, an archaistic sword slide and a peacock feather holder; two archaistic pendants, one of axe shape and the other of elongated comma shape; a reticulated shuangxi rectangular pendant; a rectangular thinly sectioned gray plaque with inscriptions to both sides; an archaistic jade fragment in the shape of a handle; and a group of miniature animals, including an olive-green goose-shaped toggle, a turquoise matrix and a mottled jade crouching unicorn, a dark green and brown recumbent dog, and a miniature pair of cats.
7 3/4 to 23/4in (19.5 to 2cm) long
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