19 September 2013
A PALE GREENISH-WHITE JADE BUTTERFLY-FORM PENDANT
The flat pendant is carved in the round and in low relief as a large butterfly with closed wings, its head with long feelers carved on one side, and with a loop at one end and openwork wing tips at the other. The semi-translucent stone has an area of opaque white mottling.
3¾ in. (9.5 cm.) long
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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