Here we have a stunning ancient Chinese Shang Dynasty (1766BC to 1046BC) hand carved jade amulet. The carving is of a highly stylized bird with carved decorations to the face body, legs and wings identical to each side.There is naturally occurring calcification to the jade that can be seen on the birds head. The unaltered jade itself is a pale celadon green of exceptional translucency and consistency of color. The alteration to the jade from millennia of burial is beautiful and delicate. This amulet measures approximately 3 1/4" tall by 1 1/2" wide by 1/8 thick on average (82.0mm x 38.0mm x 3.6mm average thickness). It weighs approximately 22.6 grams.
It is in beautiful condition commensurate with the age and authenticity of this rare jade pendant being ready to display, to gift or to wear. The photos form part of the description of this ancient jade carving. The item "Ancient Jade Pendant Bird Eagle Shang Archaic Chinese Hand Carved Cameo Artifact" is in sale since Friday, February 7, 2020. This item is in the category "Jewellery & Watches\Vintage, Antique Jewellery". The seller is "jewelry_secrets" and is located in Sydney.
This item can be shipped worldwide.