Eight (8) Chinese carved jade items, including a silk embroidered purse with jade handles. 1st item: One (1) Qing dynasty embroidered silk bag constructed with two rank badges depicting pink phoenixes sewn together, with jade bangle handles. 2nd-8th items: Seven (7) pieces carved pale celadon and white jade. Two (2) pale celadon bangles, four (4) plaques with carved and pierced designs of motifs and animals, including one (1) dragon figural with russet inclusions, one (1) in the shape of a butterfly, one (1) with carved shou symbol between two c-scrolls, one (1) carved narrative scene of a person kneeling by a riverside while another floats past in a covered boat with characters inscribed en verso, and one (1) pierced carving of two phoenixes or peacocks. All items ranging in size from 1 7/8" L x 1 1/4" W x 3/8" D to 13" L x 11" W. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Loss or previous breakage visible on antennae of butterfly shaped carving, which has patch (1/8") of unfinished jade on one side and a protrusion on the other.
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