19 September 2013
TWO WHITE AND RUSSET JADE PENDANTS
One is unusually carved as two eggplants with looped, trailing stems, one stem branching off the stem on the back of the large leaf between them, which is carved in the center with a flower. The other pendant is carved as a section of leafy, double-gourd vine, with a bat at the bottom of one gourd, and the two large leaves on the reverse highlighted by the mottled russet color in the white stone.
2½ in. (6.4 cm.) wide; 2 in. (5.2 cm.) high (2)
Lizzadro Collection, Chicago, Illinois, acquired prior to 1960.
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