Monday, July 25, 2011

Jade (Nephrite) Water Buffalos

I picked up a pair of carved Jade waterbuffalo this weekend. They are carved from the same piece of stone. They measure 3 7/8 inch X 7 5/8 inch. They are very detailed and even show direction of hair growth, a rope through the nose and over the shoulder, ridges of the spine above the tail, skin wrinkles, prominent eyes and wrinkles of the eyelids and they rest on an attached base with many drilled holes. This is Nephrite Jade which is old enough to have oxidized to brown.

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