Chinese carving Jade ?

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Post by Alex J February 23rd 2023, 11:41 pm

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Hi any help would be appreciated a large carving of a lizard ??
I was told maybe Chinese ?
No ideal of the age ?

It is cold to the touch not sure if it is jade maybe ?

Hope you can shed some light on this piece
Many thanks
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Post by NaomiM February 24th 2023, 12:40 am

It looks like alabaster or soapstone. Can you scratch it with a pin? Jade is too hard to scratch.

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Post by Alex J February 24th 2023, 1:47 am

NaomiM wrote:It looks like alabaster or soapstone. Can you scratch it with a pin? Jade is too hard to scratch.

Thanks Naomim I will try
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