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Subject:Jade pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: NIKOLAOS K Thu, Aug 10, 2017 IP: 188.73.194.110

Hi
I upload a pic of a jade pot with mythical scenes on every side. Please could u help to Identify it?





Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: Ernest Wilhelm Fri, Aug 11, 2017

Did you test the material?
Much sharper photos are needed ! ! !
Ernest

Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: NIKOLAOS K Sat, Aug 12, 2017

How to test it? Ernest?
I will add next week detailed pics

Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: Ernest Wilhelm Sun, Aug 13, 2017

With a strong needle, using enough pressure, make a 2-3 mm scratch. Tell us if that tiny scratch is white or black
Ernest

Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: NIKOLAOS K Mon, Aug 14, 2017

Thank u for response
I m on holiday and i return end of week I will do the test and reply with sharp pics.
Thank u again for support

Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: Stan Tue, Aug 15, 2017

Do you know how big the object is? Is it a 2 inch snuff bottle or large jug?

Cheers,
Stan

Subject:Re: Jade(?) pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: NIKOLAOS K Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Hi
It's approx 13cm

Subject:Re: Jade pot with mythical scenes on every side
Posted By: Super Wed, Aug 16, 2017

Appears to be a modern piece, made of some types of soft stone, not jade. Super


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