This very rare and stunning solid Imperial Jadeite pendant from Kachin state, Myanmar (Burma), which is where the finest source of Jadeite Jade is found is estimated to be circa 1900. The jadeite is heavy weight (3.25 oz), indicating it's a solid piece of jade. It features several shades of green, yellow and brown, the hallmark of Imperial Jadeite.The mounts are silvered brass. The carved lion head, which is the Chinese symbolism for "Strength, Stability and Superiority", and butterflies, which are the Chinese symbolism for "Good Luck", are 14k white gold. The pendant measures 2.75" in diameter x 1/2" thick. The piece of Jade is in excellent condition. The lion heads and butterfly filigree overlay is also in excellent condition. There is some wear to the silvered brass at the attachment points of the filigree cage, but this may have been this way since its creation. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Necklaces & Pendants".
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