Description - A lovely vintage 20th Century large Chinese carved lavender jadeite pendant on a strand of lavender jadeite beads. The pendant is very nicely carved on both sides with the top side having a Qilin grasping a lingzhi sprig in its mouth. The jadeite is a rich lavender color with a hint of green. The carver has artfully utilized the small hints of green to differentiate the head of the lingzhi from other elements in the carving. The beaded necklace consists of lavender jadeite beads, green jadeite beads, and larger carved quartz beads with gilt silver spacer beads. The clasp is also gilt silver.
Condition - This pendant & necklace are in very good condition with minimal age appropriate wear. It has no damage, losses or restoration.
Size - The jadeite pendant (without bale) measures 2" long x 1.5" wide x .5" thick. The beaded necklace measures approx. 22" long. The largest beads, the carved quartz measure 9 mm. each. It weighs a substantial 134 grams.
Vintage 20th Century Chinese Lavender & Green Jadeite Qilin with Lingzhi Pendant Necklace