Chinese Gem Tree in Cloisonne Pot

Bidding Supports: Bayou Teche Museum (New Iberia, LA)

Item Number
196
Value:
$500 USD
Online Close:
Jan 31, 2020 9:00 AM CST  –  Bid Extension

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Description

Chinese Handcarved Gem Tree, jade, mid to late 20th century, purchased at auction in New Orleans (along with four panel laquer screen also listed in this auction) and donated by a local family estate to the Bayou Teche Museum Silent Auction.

Vintage Chinese Gem Tree in Cloisonne Pot. It features semi precious carved stones, multicolor jade/hardstone plants with deep spinach jade leaves and flowers comprised of rose quartz cherry blossoms, white jade hardstone plum blossoms and agate and carnelian peony with dark spinach jade handcarved carved petals. The stems are wrapped in silk and the tree branches and trunks are very detailed. This tree is securely intact in the cloisonne pot that fits in the wooden base. Tree is approximately 23 inches tall (including the cloisonne pot); the cloisonne pot is approximately 6 inches wide, 4-1/2 tall. Excellent condition. Stones petals and leaves are perfect.  

Origin: China

Overall height is 23"

Pot is 4.5" H x 6" diameter

Weight 8 lb 

Hand carved Jade plant is for wealth, prosperity and friendship. Jade plant is a popular good luck charm in Asia thought to activate financial energies. It is a traditional gift for businesses.  A blooming floral arrangement of Jade in Chinese culture means “Blooming flowers bring you good LUCK!”  Simply gorgeous and beautiful!

Special Instructions

View in window facing Church Alley Pocket Park at 114 East Main Street, New Iberia.

Local pick up or can deliver locally.

Outside of Iberia Parish, can be insured and shipped for $20.