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Rare Vintage Chinese Carved Jade Hardstone Soapstone Cultural Revolution Figure For Sale

Rare Vintage Chinese Carved Jade Hardstone Soapstone Cultural Revolution Figure

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RARE VINTAGE CHINESE CARVED JADE HARDSTONE SOAPSTONE CULTURAL REVOLUTION FIGURE
I will be selling a very large number of interesting antiques including Tribal art, Chinese, Japanese, and European antiques. I will possibly be selling over two days so please check again on FRIDAY as there may be more pieces for sale. PLEASE NOTE: This sale is in GB Pounds Sterling.

This is one of many very good works of Chinese art I am selling this week (including one or two superb jades) so please view my other sales. This is a very good vintage Chinese carving from the Cultural Revolution depicting a boy looking after a lamb with a ram walking by his side. It is a good piece of carving and an image that could have been taken directly from a propoganda poster of the time, indeed the figure almost looks like a version of Mao himself and I wonder whether this is possible with the metaphor of Mao as China's shepherd. It is carved from spinach green serpentine or bowenite on a marble base. I am selling it at a very low starting price and with . I do not end my sales early so please do not send buy it now requests, thank you very much.

Please read down the entire listing for Dimensions, Condition, Postage & Payment Details - most of the information you will need is here on this page but please get in touch if you don't find what you are looking for. Condition & Dimensions Excellent condition. Light wear but no damage or repairs.

It measures about 4.4" / 11.3cms long across the base and stands about 4.5" / 11.5cms tall.


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Postage & Packing For your peace of mind and mine items will be sent fully insured. I will be posting from WEDNESDAY 27TH MARCH so please make payment as early as possible. PLEASE be a little patient with the post - I will get them posted asap but I work on my own, often have a fair amount to post and I do pack carefully. I also post in the order that things are paid for.

Any delays by the postal services either at my end or abroad are rarely my fault. I always post out at the latest 3 working days after receiving cleared payment but sometimes an item is slowed up by a backlog of post or delayed whilst being processed through customs. To give you an idea it generally takes about 3-7 working days within Europe and 9 - 14 working days to the U.S. / rest of the world. If speed is of the essence then I can use a courier (DHL / FEDEX etc.) but prices for couriers start at around £30 / £40GBP for the very smallest object and VERY quickly escalate depending on size, weight and destination. Please note also that there has been a considerable hike in postage prices by the Royal Mail this year. I add on very little, often not enough to cover the packaging materials, so the price I quote really is as fair as possible.

UK: 1st Class Recorded Delivery (insured to £50 only): £4.65 GBP.

UK: Special Delivery: £8.55 GBP.

Europe: £11.57 GBP. Royal Mail Signed For Airmail. This figure does not include £2.60 for insurance over £50 GBP. This is a signed for service which offers full or limited tracking (depending on your country).

U.S. and Rest Of World: £16.57 GBP. Royal Mail Signed For Airmail. This figure does not include £2.60 for insurance over £50 GBP. This is a signed for service which offers full or limited tracking (depending on your country) and insurance. Please do not ask me to falsify customs documents, thank you.***Any import duties or taxes applicable are payable by the Buyer. Please enquire with postage queries, requirements or any other questions you may have prior to offerding.*** Where possible I will of course combine shipping for multiple purchases (however if, for example, you win a walking stick and a box of some description this wouldn't be very practical!).

Payment Details (Important: Please Read) UK: PayPal.
Rest Of The World: PayPal only.
In the event of a recorded/traceable and insured item going missing in the post I will do everything in my power (provide proof of postage and evidence of value, etc.) to assist in obtaining a full refund from the postal service involved.

***Finally, thank you for taking a look at my sale and please have a look at the other antiques I am saleing this week including a rare Native American Indian Northwest Coast grease bowl; a very fine and early Maori wahaika club; several very fine Chinese jade carvings; some rare Zulu knobkerries and staffs; some good pieces of treen including figural snuff boxes and fine coquilla nut carvings; Tibetan silver cups; Iroquois and Plains beadwork; a very fine Derbyshire bluejohn vase; rare type Zulu snuff spoons and combs; Napoleonic prisoner of war domino boxes; a superb and large Huron quillwork / moosehair on red trade cloth box and many more interesting antiques from around the world.***


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