A beautiful Chinese jadeite jade calligraphy brush handle, dating to the early Republic period. The jadeite is a desirable lavender color with some flecks of emerald green. The piece is carved in raised designs with a meandering dragon, roaming about the clouds. A large and heavy jade piece, sure to please! Beautiful colors throughout.
Condition: One glued break toward the end (see closeups), may benefit from professional repair. No other damages.
Measurements: 11 in. long x 5/8 in. diameter (28 cm x 1.5 cm diameter)