Hand Carved vintage Peoples Republic of China Nephrite Jade Statute. The Chinese character for the horse derives from a pictograph of a rearing horse with its front legs in the air and its mane flowing in the wind. Using your imagination, you can still recognize the shape of a horse when looking at the traditional character for horse, 馬. It symbolizes power and strength. Beautiful translucency when held to light. Nephrite Jade horse depicts varying colors of white to pale green with gray black specks. Measurement: 7" height x 5" L x 2.7 inches Depth. Green Nephrite Jade is a powerful physical heart healer. HALLMARK: original 1912-49 Vintage Label: Republic of China.
About Nephrite Jade:
Nephrite-Jade Properties Nephrite-Jade belongs to the Silicates family. It comes in lovely shades of green and can also be translucent. Its colors are often green or creamy beige. Sometimes Nephrite-Jade is also dark brown, black, grayish brown, yellow,
About: The Peoples Republic of China.
(ROC) was a sovereign country that existed between 1912 and 1949 in Mainland China, which is now controlled by the People's Republic of China. It was established in January 1912 after the Xinhai Revolution, which overthrew the Qing dynasty, the last imperial dynasty of China.
Vintage Republic China Nephrite Jade Carved Horse Sculpture