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Subject:Archaic Jade
Posted By: william Mon, Mar 12, 2018 IP:

I found this jade today. I was wondering if it's an old piece or a modern piece made to look old. Thank you

Subject:Re: Archaic Jade
Posted By: Super Tue, Mar 13, 2018

Very modern piece with artificial weathering on its surface to make it look old. Probably not made of jade, i.e., not made of either jadeite or nephrite according to western definition of jade and stone is not beautiful enough to be jade according to Chinese definition of jade. Sorry.

Subject:Re: Archaic Jade
Posted By: Ernest Wilhelm Tue, Mar 13, 2018

indeed, this was made not so long ago .
Now you have a good study piece
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