Description: Genuine certified antique Chinese jade horse and monkey on chariot trophy, Sui/Tang dynasties. Weight: 3 lb.10 oz. = 1660 g; Length: 9.5 in. = 23.5 cm; Height: 4.5 in. = 11.5 cm; Authenticity report: Genuine antique, appraised and analyzed by Orenda Lab, Santa Fe, NM. Fair Market value: $145,000 US; Replacement value: $250,000 US; Age: Sui/Tang dynasty (581-650 C.E.); Condition: used, no defects. Provenance: from private collection in Florida, USA; purchased in 1980s -1990's. References: Frank Aon, M. Sci., is a renowned antiquities forensic scientist of Orenda Lab, Investigation and Analysis of Artifacts and Antiquities of Santa Fe, NM. He has 37 years of experience in evaluating Chinese and American jades, bronzes, and other antiquities. Orenda lab is the only one in USA, which has developed hand-made ancient tools and has a database of ancient tools signatures and aging samples of the jades, corresponding to different Chinese dynasties. Frank Aon has a highest record in selling of jade items on the US auctions with his appraisal. http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/10346988 Auction House: Elite Decorative Arts, Boynton Beach, Fl, on Dec 10, 2011. Lot 100, Rare Eastern Han dynasty Solid Nephrite Jade Bear was sold for $7,050,000 US.
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This jade statue is accompanied by certificate of authenticity.
Condition used, no defects, microscopically - ancient tools signatures;
Low Estimate: 150000;
High Estimate: 250000;