Grouping of carved Asian jade including one (1) carved plaque with silver buckle mounts (marked China), one (1) carved disc strung as a necklace with jade beads, one (1) archer's ring w/ carved falcon, three (3) small circular carved discs and two (2) carved pendants, one white jade with crane and bamboo decoration. Late 19th/ early 20th century. 8 items total. Provenance: From the collection of Emil Sigmund Fischer (1865 – 1945). Born in Vienna, Fischer was a banker and world traveler, moving to Shanghai, China in 1894. He moved to New York City from 1899 to 1906 and then later returned to China, settling in Tientsin, working as an importer and exporter. During World War II, he was held as a prisoner by the Japanese beginning in 1941 until his death in 1945. He wrote two travel books titled "Guide to Peking and Its Environs "(Tientsin, 1909) and "Travels in China, 1894 – 1940" (Tientsin, 1941). Descended through the family of Emil Fischer. References: NYT, March 2, 1945, "The United States in Asia, A Historical Dictionary" by David Shavit, 1990, pp. 166-167 and Ancestry.com. Condition: All items very good condition.
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