5 Inch Hand Carved Jade Statue - Fruit of the Earth
Made by hand from Dushan Jade, this tall statue is of fruit and flowers - and it stands about 5 inches tall. Made in China by a master stone carver - this item is unsigned. The item weighs nearly one pound and it stands about 5 inches tall. "Dushan jade" is comprised of saussurite, and while not considered a true jade as found in other parts of Asia. It does have a nearly identical specific gravity, color and hardness of Jade and it has been used as a standard carving stone in the Dushan, Nanyang, Henan province of China for centuries. It comes with a detailed wood base.