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Nine (9) Asian Carved Jade and Hardstone Items. 1st Grouping: Five (5) Asian carved jade and hardstone figural novelties including one (1) celadon jade bat toggle, one (1) carved variegated green jade fish, one (1) carved puddingstone fish, possibly an incense burner, one (1) carved hardstone boar, and one (1) carved hardstone elephant. Sizes range from 1 3/4" to 4 3/4" L. Chinese and Japanese, 20th century. 2nd Grouping: Four (4) carved jade and hardstone items. 1st item: Carved variegated green-gray jadeite pendant in the form of a lock, with incised flowering fruit design. Fitted into a later custom hardwood stand. Pendant – 4" H x 3" W x 1/8" W, with stand 4 1/2" H. (Note: this type of object was often given as a gift to a new parent, to wish the child a long life by "locking" him to the earth and keeping him safe from harm. 2nd-4th items: Three (3) Asian carved items including one (1) yellow hardstone belt hook, one (1) miniature green hardstone bowl, and one (1) white-grey jade or hardstone dragon form toggle. 2 1/4" to 4 1/2" L. All pieces 20th century. Provenance: Private Alabama collection. CONDITION: All items very good condition.